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Senior Supplier Relationship Manager

Senior Supplier Relationship Manager

Posted 20 September by Capita

Becoming a Senior Supplier Relationship Manager with DCC Smart Metering:

Location - Ruddington, with travel to the London office and supplier sites

Competitive Salary and benefits

The Supplier Relationship Manager will join the team to ensure the effective management of strategic supplier relationships at DCC, building trust and cooperation between DCC and its key suppliers and maximising value from those relationships

What you will do:

  • Work with the Head of Supplier Relationship Management and other DCC stakeholders to define the Supplier Relationship Management framework for DCC and communicate, then embed, in the DCC organisation

  • Regularly review and segment the DCC supplier base to determine the appropriate level of Relationship Management effort to be applied to each supplier bearing in mind available resources.

  • Identify and work with the relevant accountable executives at DCC to manage the relationship with DCC's most strategic suppliers.

  • Meet regularly with strategic suppliers' account teams to identify risks, issues and opportunities for improvement / additional value add from supplier relationships.

  • Ensure the clarity of definition and overall effectiveness of the formal governance of DCC's strategic suppliers.

  • Organise and facilitate / chair formal executive level governance meetings with strategic suppliers

Your experience will include:

  • Considerable experience in Supplier Relationship Management / Vendor Management / Commercial Management within Technology / Telecoms

  • Experience of managing large (£100million+), long term contractual relationships.

  • Proven track-record of building and maintaining effective executive level (CxO) stakeholder relationships both internal and external

  • High emotional intelligence

  • Strong commercial awareness and knowledge of contract law.

  • Exemplary communication and negotiation skills

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 25 day's holiday (rising to 27), discretionary 20% annual bonus, car/ car allowance, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. Located at our Ruddington office.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

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Required skills

  • Supplier Relationship Manager

Reference: 36161900

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