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Supplier Manager, Scandinavia

Posted: 28 Nov 2021 Closes: 28 Dec 2021
Copenhagen NV, Capital Region of Denmark, DK, 2400 Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -735944555

The Supplier Manager, Scandinavia is part of the wider Product & Supplier Management organization and executes the agreed common EMEA category strategy on a local level. This includes developing and leveraging local supplier relationships, focusing on the strategic suppliers in first priority, qualifying new suppliers. Main objectives include achieving targeted profitable growth, customer acquisition, market share growth and ROI.

The Supplier Manager will work in close collaboration with the sales organization.

This role constitutes an important part of the market intelligence of the group category team providing market trends and insights as well as customer needs, insights and feedback.

In this position you can work fromany location in Denmark.

What you will enjoy doing to be successful in this role:

  • Developing the partnership and the relationship with our strategic suppliers in order to become first choice
  • Developing and executing of supplier business plans in line with the agreed common EMEA category strategy
  • Local sourcing within agreed corridor of terms
  • Managing of supplier expectations in line with our objectives and category strategy
  • Collaborating across the regional product teams and achieving of suppliers KPI's
What you will bring:

  • Successful track record in supplier or account management or related discipline
  • Hopefully a background within distribution, wholesale or from a manufacture
  • Technical product affinity
  • Knowledge of Automation- and/or Industry related products will be an asset but is not a must
  • Business planning and execution capability
  • A collaborative team player across a business with fast moving, customer driven markets
  • Successful supplier relationship management
  • Strong commercial acumen and broad communication skills
  • Excellent English and one of the following languages: Danish, Swedish or Norwegian is a must
The good stuff

Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organisation of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you'd expect to receive in a progressive global business.

We know that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for all. In this role we can definitely offer flexible working patterns.

Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

We are RS

We are committed to crafting an inclusive culture where our people get to bring their true self work every day and thrive. A diverse and representative workforce is crucial to our success, and our aim is to build a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.

We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We believe everyone should be their authentic self at work and be given the opportunities to succeed. If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can do this, please let us know.

We recognise that we're not perfect when it comes to being a truly diverse organisation yet. However, we are passionate about diversity and are proactively working to build an organisation where everyone can see themselves succeed here.

Increasingly powered by digital technology, we're our customers' one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937, and we've kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we're using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.

We're proud of what we've done, but we're not sitting back. We're always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We're redefining markets and the impact of technology. We've widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.

We've been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?

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