£45,000 to £55,000

Supplier Management Coordinator

Ref: 760| Posted: 22nd Sep 2022

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Durham professional Services is working with a global Client to recruit a Supplier Management Coordinator. This role can be offered remotely with occasional travel to office, London or Glasgow as required. This role is for a fixed (salaried) 2 year period.

Reporting to the Head of Financial Shared Services, on a day-to-day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Support the adoption of global supplier management policies, frameworks and procurement centre of excellence ensuring we are driving value, innovation and improvement from our supplier relationships and contracts (c£120m annually)
  • Coordinate our annual due diligence plan working closely with Business Contract Owners and Subject Matter Experts to ensure a quality review is undertaken, compliance requirements are met, key risks are understood, and any mitigating actions are incorporated into our Critical, Strategic, and key Operational Supplier Plans
  • Working closely with the Supplier Management Lead, coordinate the annual benchmark of our supplier management programme progress through a competencies-based survey generating performance v best practice
  • Manage our weekly/monthly/quarterly supplier management dashboard reporting and governance demonstrating our successful continuous improvement journey and procurement oversight
  • Manage the annual supplier plan refresh process providing guidance and support to Business Contract Owners as required
  • Act as key point of contact of escalation for business contract owners for failing or problem relationships.

The Person

  • Studying towards MCIPS or equivalent is desirable
  • Able to demonstrate experience of working in a supplier management/sourcing/procurement role
  • Able to build good working relationships (challenge and support), negotiate and influence across the organisation and Critical, Strategic, and key Operational suppliers
  • Ability to Innovate and generate ideas on how we do things to improve how we deliver (continuous improvement)
  • Good numeracy and analytical skills to actively interrogate and present data in a meaningful format. Good Excel and PowerPoint knowledge. Power BI proficiency is desirable
  • Able to work comfortably in a fast-paced, fast-changing, and high-pressure environment
  • Extremely well organized, analytical, and resilient to pressure.