Supplier Manager

12 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
telent Supplier Manager, Warwick, (Permanent)

Every time you pick up the phone, surf the Internet, travel on a motorway, catch a train, bus or tube, or even dial 999; chances are telent have enabled the technology to make this happen.

With current annual revenues of GBP399M, 2,200 employees and 50 operational locations across the UK and Ireland, we are a leading technology company which designs and delivers solutions and services for organisations to create, improve and maintain their ICT, mission critical communications networks and operational systems, vital in the effective operation of the nation's infrastructure.

Role Profile:

* To lead a team of direct labour supervisors and suppliers to deliver all customer requirements within an agreed cost envelope

* To lead a team of supervisors to deliver the required customer results across a specified work area or geography.

* Responsible for production delivery of specific supplier depots on any specified workstream and/or area.

* To manage suppliers to deliver execution, safety, quality and Streetworks and to own the local relationship with specific suppliers as agreed with the Area Manager

* To drive root cause analysis of failure, improvement action plans, monitoring and reporting such that Contractual Safety and Quality KPIs are met by those Suppliers and workstreams for which the Supplier Performance Manager is responsible.

Typical Deliverables:

* Deliver all Production activity through the agreed operational delivery model(s) (e.g. supplier, direct labour, etc) in line with the agreed cost envelope.

* Drive a "Safety First" and "Right First Time" culture across the delivery organisation, backed up by improvement plans, through effective engagement with Suppliers, their management and operatives.

* Ensure that accidents, incidents, near misses, quality failures and service deterioration trends are investigated competently and that effective root cause analysis, action planning, implementation and monitoring follow.

* Own the day-to-day operational relationship with those suppliers agreed with the Regional Production Manager.

* Maintain close working with CCO Manager & Coordinators to ensure alignment with end-customer needs across all workstreams.

* Drive Quality Improvement as a theme alongside and equal to Safety in all engagements with Suppliers and Operatives

* Support the Area Manager and CCO Manager in reviewing patch capacity against current and forecast demand and ensure that any resulting gaps are adequately addressed.

* Ensure that skills and accreditation records are complete, accurate and up-to-date and regularly review with all Suppliers against their commitments.

We'd be delighted to hear from you if you have the following skills/experience:



* Good knowledge and experience in field supervision of civils and cabling activities on telecom infrastructure maintenance contracts.

* Good knowledge of HSEQ & NRSWA

* Good communication, people management and leadership skills

* Gives clear instructions, communicates well and is approachable

* Confident & self assured

* Appropriate technical knowledge of the work being supervised

* Trustworthy & reliable

* Sets high standards for Safety & Quality and achieves / maintains good levels of performance

Excellent employee benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

* 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year

* Company pension scheme

* A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers

* An employee-funded car leasing scheme

* Occupational health support

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion