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Supplier Manager

Job Title: Supplier Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £33000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH6231
Contact Name: Phillip Dawson
Contact Email: phildawson@castuk.com
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Supplier Manager

Oxford

£33,000 - £44,000

Client Information

My Client is looking to appoint a new Supplier Relationship Manager to review rationalise and where needed develop supplier base and further business with the existing suppliers working from their head office near Oxford. This is a newly created standalone role where you will operate across Buying/Merchandising and Design departments as well as other key HO functions and will report directly in the Head of Buying.

Role Profile

My Client is looking to appoint a new Supplier Relationship Manager to review, rationalise and develop their supplier base.

  • This is a newly created standalone role where you will operate across Buying/Merchandising and Design departments as well as other key HO functions and will report directly in the Head of Buying
  • Continuously improve visibility for the business in relation to supplier performance
  • Supporting suppliers as issues arise; 'troubleshooting' problems by demonstrating a quick and professional response.
  • Provide weekly and monthly reporting of key performance metrics
  • Ensure that all relevant UK & European commercial & environmental legislation and guidelines are in place and followed

Skills and Experience

As Supplier Manager you will come from a multi-site retail environment with a solid understanding of gifting or Houseware/Homeware categories and must be able to demonstrate the follow:

  • Self-motivated and able to dynamically plan own activities and supplier meetings.
  • Excellent working Knowledge of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • A proven track record in supplier relationship management along with merchandising or commercial areas; change management and networking capabilities.
  • Demonstrate working cross functionally both up and down stream
  • Be an active member of the Procurement function liaising with existing and establishing new suppliers, developing and implementing SLA and KPI reporting.
  • Show strong communication and report writing capabilities to present back to the senior management teams

Remuneration


£33,000 - £44,000

Cast UK, a leading independent consultancy business, specialising in Management and Executive Procurement, Supply Chain, & Logistics recruitment, is advertising this vacancy. For more information on Cast UK, please visit our website at www.castuk.com