Supplier Relationship Manager

SF Group
£50,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SF Group are currently looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager for my industry leading client based in Birmingham city centre.

This permanent position is in place to manage a major clients relationship with the business and ensure that efficiency and quality of the products provided are of the highest quality.

Say to day responsibilities will include:

  • Their primary responsibility is to manage all day to day aspects of the running of the account e.g. forecasting; supply chain issues and product trends
  • Creating and owning an Account Bible that documents all aspects of the business, and ensures a robust foundation for growth
  • They establish themselves as an expert in the global flow of products, technology and invoicing throughout the global supply chain into this account. Sharing these insights in a desire to improve the way we do business
  • Once established they will project manage step changing global projects that are pre aligned with the account to optimise efficiencies and provide potential cost savings
  • They will build sustainable relationships with key personnel within the accounts manufacturing labs/distribution centres in the UK and Hungary. And the global central purchasing team by demonstrating exceptional account knowledge and collaborative skills

The ideal person will be/have:

  • University degree from a strong University in a recognised subject
  • Optical Market experience and knowledge
  • At least 3 year proven track record for delivering commercial results with a National Chain, or providing exceptional results within a commercial analyst or project management role
  • Applied knowledge of Project Management Techniques
  • Ability to interpret data and provide detailed analysis with insights and recommended actions
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • Initiative to look for opportunities and have the drive to follow activities through to completion
  • Financial acumen required to manage account budget, revenue and profit expectations
  • Ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team

This position will pay an annual salary of between £50,000 and £55,000 plus a bonus of up to an additional £35,000. If you are interested in this role please contact me ASAP.