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Materials Supply Manager

Posted 8 March by networx Featured Ended

Materials Supply Manager


£36,414 - £40,460 per annum

Permanent, Full Time (37 Hours Per Week)

Due to growth in our client’s Repairs & Maintenance department, an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Materials Supply Manager who will play a crucial role in the delivery of their repairs and maintenance service with the aim of really making a difference within the communities they work in.

Reporting to the Business Performance Manager, you will ensure the effective supply of materials to a large multi skilled trade team by designing efficient processes for collection and delivery of materials. You will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with 3rd party suppliers, negotiating prices and ensuring quality of materials through inspection and monitoring customer feedback.

You will work with the Contracts Managers across the team to support the production of tender documents for the supply of materials, which will require you to maintain up to date knowledge of products and be awake to changes in the market and where opportunities and innovation exist.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working effectively in a material supply chain environment delivering a customer focused service. You will hold GCSE’s at grade C or above in Maths and English, or equivalent, and a HNC in a building related discipline.

A keen adopter of digital technology, you will be IT literate with experience of working with Microsoft Office or other relevant software systems. You will have strong verbal, written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills as well as a good understanding of the responsibilities of a role of this level and genuine empathy for the purpose of housing associations.

About our client:

Our client is a community based social housing provider operating in the West of England. They currently own and manage around 6,500 homes and employ 500+ colleagues, have an annual turnover of £42 million and work in partnership with local, regional and national agencies to deliver their services.

On top of the standard benefits including 25 days holiday and a generous pension, they also offer a healthcare cash plan, a rewards portal with access 100’s of different discounts and an extra day off to say thanks for being part of the team. And this isn’t even all of it!

They believe in equality of opportunity and understand the value of a diverse workforce that is representative of their community. They hold the Investors in People Gold Award which recognises how much they support and value their staff. They’re one of only 14% of companies in the South West to achieve this award so they’re really proud of it!

Role related questions

  1. Why do you want to work with Alliance Homes Group and what attracted you to the role?

  2. Please detail your experience of a materials supply chain environment.

  3. Please detail your experience of quality control.

  4. Please provide examples of your own experience in building and maintaining relationships.

  5. Please detail your experience of designing efficient processes.

Reference: 34636277

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