Head of Supplier Relationship Management

West Midlands Permanent £70,000 - £80,000
  • Spearheading the implementation of a new SRM function
  • Flexible working

About Our Client

International private sector client

Job Description

  • Enhances supplier relationships by developing and continually improving upon post-award supplier performance and processes
  • Develops and drives supplier scorecards and ongoing supplier performance improvement working with supply base
  • Introduce opportunities for value and Innovation to the organisation and their customers.
  • Provides technical guidance to key stakeholders working within the supply chain
  • Promotes and monitors the implementation of an integrated supply chain involving key supply chain stakeholders at all levels of the system
  • Offers input regarding negotiation processes and related tools
  • Supports the development of supplier strategies, bid packages, and contracts
  • Ensure the correct KPIs and measures are included in contract documentation and the relevant processes are in place to manage contract performance
  • Conduct supplier market analysis and supplier assessment activities to support sourcing strategies.
  • Ensure there is a clear understanding of the supplier tiers for critical products / services.
  • Transformation of the SRM / SPM capabilities to the increase the functional capability and align to organisation / Customer requirements.
  • Support Group Operating model and organisation transformation plan.
  • Contribute to the direction and capabilities of the P&SC senior management team.

The Successful Applicant


  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of procurement, supply chain, and/or technically relevant work experience.
  • Diverse engineering product and commodity Supply Chain experience is essential;
  • Experience of managing contract performance for key / critical programs.
  • Introduction of Supplier Performance Management capability across the product / services range to ensure effective delivery of business requirement.
  • Successfully established and managed a Supplier Relationship Management function.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, and lead presentations, training courses, and effective meetings.


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Previous experience within SLT to support Procurement and/or Supply Chain function.
  • Experience of working in an environment of Defence and/or Public Procurement.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications.

What's on Offer

£70,000 - £80,000 + benefits

Lewis Thompson
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Lewis Thompson
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