Temporary Senior Supplier Relationship Manager - 6 months

  • Job Reference: LZJ/SSRM
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Love Success plc
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £450 Per Day
  • Sector: Accounts
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Supplier Relationship Manager

6-month contract (1-month notice period either side)

£450 per day PAYE plus holiday accrual

Hybrid working

London based

Our client, a leading electicity regulator, is looking for a Senior Supplier Relationship Manager who will be responsible for the commercial performance and management of their key service providers within a multi-vendor ecosystem. The role demands maintaining excellent relationships through efficient governance and controls. You will maintain excellent relationships through efficient governance and controls, ensuring compliance with Agile methodologies and financial management practices. You will act as the subject matter expert for Supplier and Contract Management, overseeing contracts worth over £10m per annum.

The successful candidate will build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships with business stakeholders at all levels, update processes and procedures, and manage supplier performance to achieve optimal outcomes. You will also mentor and coach junior team members, lead negotiations, and facilitate collaboration between suppliers to drive continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

Essential:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in supplier management with complex IT contracts
  • Proven experience managing multi-vendor IT delivery models
  • Significant experience in ITIL aligned environments
  • Experience in driving cost reduction and value for money in service agreements
  • Skilled in Agile contracting and supplier negotiations
  • Strong commercial and numerical analysis skills

Desirable:

  • Degree in business management or relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Project management methodologies (Agile, Prince2, DevOps)
  • Experience with Executive and Board level teams
  • Experience in a SIAM ecosystem and supporting IT transformation projects
  • CIPS qualification

This is a great opportunity for a 6 month period, please do not apply if you do not have the above criteria.

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