Role details

Supplier Contract Manager

Manchester   •   £55,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Supplier Relationship Management, Private Sector
  • Manchester

About Our Client

One of the UK's most recognised brands who are experiencing year on year growth.

Job Description

Role Purpose:

  • To manage major contracts in-life and through renewal, providing high quality Commercial leadership and delivering incremental revenue
  • To implement systems, processes and procedures to protect the risk profile of contractual obligations and achieve optimum value from the contracts on an ongoing basis
  • To lead in the planning, implementation and management of large contracts, ensuring the efficient delivery of robust Contract Life Business Plans.
  • To provide 'front-line' support to the effective management and administration of the contracts entered into, including managing change control processes and procedures to realise incremental revenue.Key Accountabilities:
  • Ensure fully aware of all obligations under the contract to allow design, implementation and management of a Contract Life Business Plan
  • Identify and manage the risks agreed between both parties contained within the agreement via the Contract Life Business Plan
  • Provide current and relevant advice on the commercial position of Contracts in order to ensure the risks are managed and mitigated accordingly. Prepare guidance for relevant stakeholders associated with the Contract. This will require an awareness of the potential for challenges and matters to arise at key stages of the contracts management process.
  • Regularly review performance against the Contract Life Business Plan both internally and with the customer
  • Drive cost base improvement by engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders, researching background and making recommendations on commercial related matters
  • Optimise OCF through billing accuracy, debt collections and overall NPS of contracts
  • Produce and manage a Contract P&L for contracts aligned to
  • Drive incremental revenue through change control processes and procedures

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven commercial track record with ability to improve drivers of revenue.
  • Ability to drive culture change across a diverse group of operational teams.
  • Experienced in extracting revenue through commercial supplier relationship management
  • Strong leadership skills - ability to lead by example, set high standards, translate strategies, inspire and motivate clear direction and results.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to understand and interpret customer, financial & operational insights.
  • Strong planning skills, with experience at balancing short-term requirements and long term strategies.
  • Negotiation, relationship management and influencing skills at a senior level.
  • Ability to create different thinking, new solutions and rapid deployment.
  • Outstanding commercial acumen and financial awareness.
  • Exceptional customer & people focus.
  • Exceptional influencing skills.
  • Excellent leaderships & team building skills.

What's on Offer

£55,000 - £65,000

Car Allowance


UK Travel expected

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