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Supplier Relationship Manager

Our interior design and fit-out business operates from offices in Warrington and Bristol and is focused on winning and delivering successful projects for corporate clients. We have a huge variety of opportunities we are working on at any one time and projects tend to be managed on a team basis, We have seen a considerable period of growth in the commercial fit-out sector and are seeking a Supply Chain professional for a new role, to interface with our current Supply Chain to improve end to end performance and delivery. Direct procurement experience is not essential but the successful candidate will have strong commercial skills, an understanding of the fit-out industry would be helpful. The role is based in our Warrington office although our projects are delivered nationally.

As a supplier relationship manager you will report to the Commercial Director
One of the key deliverables in this role is to manage the current supply chain- keeping it up to date, relevant and fit for purpose, expanding it where necessary to include new sub-contractors and suppliers. In order to be well informed, you’ll need to build strong relationships with internal and external customers, including suppliers, sub-contractors, the QS & estimating teams and other major stakeholders within the business.

Role and responsibilities

  • Define, develop and manage a consistent supplier relationship management strategy
  • Define and maintain supplier performance
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
  • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for company
  • Drive continuous improvement strategies
  • Allocate suppliers and contractors to key projects, holding them accountable to performance
  • Utilise and cultivate internal relationships with Contracts Managers in the team
  • Review data and implement an improvement plan
  • Implement Key Performance Indicators

Profile

As this is a new role for us, you will need energy and enthusiasm and be a real self-starter, finding the answers using your own initiative and becoming ingrained within the business.

  • Confidence to build relationships with the wider business,
  • Problem solving skills
  • Dynamic and driven
  • Numerate and commercially aware
  • Comfortable delivering and performing under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Salary and package dependent on experience

If the role interests you, then send your CV to emily.sandwith@claremontgi.com.

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