Alzheimer's Society

Vendor Manager

Location
Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Salary
​£41,585 ​- ​£46,725 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Posted
04 Mar 2021
Closes
04 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC1977
Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

This is an exciting time to become a Vendor Manager for the Society. This role reports into the Senior Procurement Manager as part of a newly formed Risk and Compliance team, supporting one of the fastest growing large charities in the country.

Your core role will be responsibility for implementing supplier management “best practice” and developing this functional specialism to improve the impact of supplier performance/efficiency to the benefit of the Society.

Additionally, you will deliver continuous improvement of the Society’s supplier management approach to enhance the Society’s external reputation and credibility.

You will work alongside the Procurement Team to develop and embed the policies and procedures that will ensure that every pound we raise is spent effectively. 

About you

You will have excellent commercial skills honed within a fast-moving commercial environment. Although you will have experience of vendor management with technology suppliers, you will be able to translate this experience other categories of service provider.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, a can-do attitude, and a real enthusiasm for becoming involved in all aspects of the running of a new and growing procurement team. 

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition, and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

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