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Supplier Relationship Manager

Company Guidant Location London
Contract Permanent Position Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Sector(s) Human Resources & Recruitment

Job Description


Supplier Relationship Manager

London /Flex on location - Permanent-up to £50k plus bonus and benefits.

Guidant Group is a growing, value driven, international recruitment outsourcing company committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Our staff know exactly what's expected of them and are empowered to deliver. The happiness and well-being of our employees is a top priority for us and we've worked extraordinarily hard over the past few years to ensure our people really enjoy coming to work. We pride ourselves on our flexible working attitude -please just ask us how this could work for you.

#TeamGuidant are now on the lookout for a Supplier Relationship Manager. This role will see you supporting the Supply Chain strategy within Guidant by leading our approach and engagement with our supplier customer group. You will also support client and implementation operations in resolving issues and increasing the PMO knowledge of supply chain best practice through delivering training and offering guidance.

The role will ideally be London or Luton based but location can be flexible with home-working options.

You will need as many of the following as possible:

  • Experience in contract negotiations, sourcing, procurement or supply base management.
  • Experience within the recruitment industry.
  • The ability to source and negotiate with Suppliers
  • German and/or French language skills highly advantageous.

If this is you then please read on.

Day to day you'll be responsible for:

  • Liaising with Client Implementation teams, Programme Manager/ Programme Director (PM/PD), Implementation Business Analysts (BA), Communications teams, Training & Legal departments.
  • Identify account-specific requirements (i.e. payrolling, independent contractor usage, unique supplier agreements, subcontracting, per diems, etc.)
  • Act as a liaison with legal teams for contract negotiations with supply base
  • Manage supplier adoption strategies and provide weekly updates to the project team during implementations
  • Participate in the ongoing development and enhancing of all SRM processes
  • Support ongoing supplier and PMO needs post-Implementation
  • Supplier compliance (diversity, audit etc.)
  • Supporting SRM strategic Programmes (diversity, strategic supplier partnerships)
  • PMO support for ongoing supplier analysis and fulfillment
  • Support/Lead SRM special initiatives such as supplier optimisation projects as assigned
  • Provide SRM input for client balanced scorecards

Did we mention that Guidant Group is an IIP Platinum employer? We've also won APSCo's RPO/MSP of the year for three years in a row and are a Sunday Times 100 Top company to work for as well as being a Disability Confident Leader.

We have a fabulous benefits package which includes amongst lots of other things!

  • Holiday trading - buy and sell holiday.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Birthday off.
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay.
  • Enhanced Paternity Pay.
  • Dress for your day -You decide what you wear!

Plus a large flexible benefits package with the option to buy benefits at corporate rates including Private Medical Insurance, Dental cover, annual health checks, Travel Insurance, and many more. (available in the annual window in March or when an employee passes probation)

We are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and keen advocates of flexible working -please just ask us. Above all we are passionate about what you would bring to the role and want you to be able to shine in the recruitment process and show us your best self.

It's also worth knowing that you are guaranteed an interview if you can demonstrate that you can meet the role requirements above. So if you consider yourself disabled or have a long-term health condition that has a significant and long term impact on your daily life please make sure we are aware when applying for the role.

Guidant Global is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.

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