Vendor Manager

Posted 5 days ago by Nigel Wright
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The Company:
Nigel Wright are delighted to be supporting a successful company who are looking for a Vendor to join and lead their Import team. Due to continued business growth this role will for an integral part of the Supply chain team working in a fast paced, exciting environment. If you enjoy a fast paced role, speaking to contacts across the world and have a tenacious, organised approach to work then please get in touch!

The Role:
The key responsibilities of the role will be:
  • Ensuring vendors supply as contracted and requested and dealing with any arising issues
  • Building relationships with the suppliers to ensure agreed service levels are achieved
  • Liaise with freight forwarders to ensure they are operating as agreed
  • Ensure documentation is in order and regulations adhered to
  • Forecasting requirements and demand and communicating effectively both with external suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Line management responsibility for a small team

The Person:
Type of person we are looking for: 
  • Freight forwarding experience on a global level is a must
  • Excellent knowledge of container transportation
  • Tenacious in approach
  • Good understanding of Import regulations
  • Experience in vendor management, including being able to manage performance
  • Proactive approach, adept at dealing with problems
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

Reference: 42634295

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