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Supplier Relationship Manager

South East London
£60,900 pa + benefits
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

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Specialist Area
Contracts, Operations, Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Supplier Relationship Manager

circa £60,900 pa + benefits

South East London

What we’re looking for:

  • Do you have proven experience as a Supplier Relationship Manager or in a relevant supply chain management role?
  • Are you a strong influencer and negotiator able to build and maintain working relationships and collaborate with internal stakeholders at all levels to align supplier strategies with overall business objectives?
  • Do you have demonstrable experience monitoring performance of suppliers?
  • Do you have previous working experience in strategy development?
  • Do you hold working knowledge of industry regulations and standards related to supply chain and a familiarity with procurement regulations?
  • Have you previously been able to provide relevant guidance, training and materials to support staff with contract and supplier relationship management?

If so, this role is perfect for you! Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for a Supplier Relationship Manager on a permanent basis at our Westminster Bridge Road office.

A bit about the role:
As a Supplier Relationship Manager, you will be leading the development of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) across the Group. You'll take ownership of key supplier relationships to ensure a stable and productive supply chain that meets our Groups needs and aligns with our strategic objectives. Some of the key results for the role include:

  • To gain senior leadership buy-in for our approach to SRM factoring in the obligations due under the New Procurement Act 2023.
  • Build strong, long-lasting relationships with key suppliers by fostering open communication, mutual trust and collaboration.
  • Delivery of appropriate guidance, training and materials to support staff with contract and supplier relationship management.
  • Suitable processes and practices implemented.
  • Conduct regular meetings, business reviews and performance evaluations with suppliers to assess their performance, address any issues and identify opportunities for efficiencies.

This role will require a minimum of 1 to 2 days working in the Westminster Bridge Road office.

A bit about us
It started over 160 years ago with one man’s desire to improve the lives of poverty-stricken Londoners.

Today, we have 107,000 homes and 220,000 residents across London and the Home Counties and around 20,000 care and support customers. But the desire remains the same – to create homes and communities where people can flourish.

We are committed to making repairs to our homes quick and hassle-free and to investing in our existing homes so they are safe and well maintained. We have projects well underway to make thousands of our homes more energy efficient.

We work with councils and communities to promote economic inclusion, tackle inequality and poverty and prioritise wellbeing.

Here just a few of the benefits for working at Peabody: 

  • Flexible and hybrid working (depending on the role) 
  • Up to 30 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays  
  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates  
  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year  
  • Flexible benefits scheme, including family friendly benefits and access to a discount portal  
  • Peabody reserves the right to close this advert before the advertised closing date, depending on the number of applications received.

Closing date: 21st February 2024

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