Experis is a leading IT recruitment firm and part of the larger Manpower Group. Our friendly office is located in Altrincham close to bus, train and metro transport links and is one of five large offices across the UK & Ireland employing nearly 350 full time staff.
As Supplier Manager, the main focus of the role is managing and co-ordinating the end-to-end supply chain. This includes supplier selection per vacancy, engagement, on-going service delivery and performance management. In particular the successful applicant will work closely with the Client and on-site teams to ensure the Experis Supply chain is able to support the overall business strategy.
*Issuing vacancies, hosting Supplier briefings, communicating Client requirements and acting as single point of contact for all Suppliers.
*Developing and agreeing Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with suppliers, ensuring that performance is monitored and maintained in accordance with them and implementing Service Improvement Plans (SIPs) where appropriate
*Identifying and driving out inefficiencies in the supply chain through proactive management of suppliers, ensuring quality of service is maintained by addressing quality issues as they are identified
*Working with the Supplier Governance & Helpdesk Manager to identify, negotiate with and sign- up new suppliers as well as tracking and recording all supplier activity within your specific allocated Clients.
*Monitoring third party suppliers through benchmarking and tracking of KPIs and success criteria to ensure appropriate reporting is achieved on a monthly basis to senior management
*Maximise output from the suppliers, gathering useful market information, and feeding back to Clients/Account Managers where appropriate
*Arranging monthly/quarterly performance reviews with Suppliers to feedback on performance
*Working closely with the other Supplier Managers within the team and covering for absence
The ideal candidate would have:
*Background in recruitment (preferably IT or Engineering)
*Immaculate attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in challenging environments
*Leadership and ability to deliver against a pre-agreed strategy
*Excellent planning and organisational skills
*Enjoy working within a team environment
*Strong commercial negotiation skills
*Ability to drive an issue or query to a conclusion
*Proactive in seeing process improvements and implementing them in a fast paced, dynamic customer environment
Job Reference: TT0673
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration: .
Job Start Date: Asap
Job Type: Permanent
Job Industry: Recruitment Consultancy