Senior Supplier Relationship Manager
About The Role
We have a great opportunity for a Senior Supplier Relationship Manager to join our well established Procurement team.
You'll be accountable for ensuring SRM strategy is developed, understood and followed providing consistency in supplier management across the organisation.
You'll lead effective consultation and relationship management both internally and in commercial relationships with external suppliers. You will drive significant benefits to the cost base of the Society, whilst improving the quality and reliability of services provided by third party suppliers.
You'll also act as the key point of contact for escalation for failing relationships, creating plans to improve service or plan to move service working with the relevant business owner.
As a self-motivated individual with strong commercial awareness, coupled with strong interpersonal skills, you'll be degree educated (or equivalent) and CIPS qualified. With substantial procurement and supplier management experience, you will focus on areas like strategic, high value, and high risk contracts. You will also have extensive experience of managing stakeholders and suppliers at all levels.
You'll have a proven track record of managing supplier relationships and evidence of maximising the value and deriving the cost savings.
About The Company
At The Coventry we are currently undertaking an exciting journey of growth. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in surroundings where personal and professional development is taken seriously.
Coventry Building Society (CBS) is the UK's second largest building society and has grown steadily over the previous 10 years. It has a reputation for Putting Members First, with consistently strong customer feedback and industry low numbers of complaints. It is financially strong, with high levels of capital and liquidity.
If you believe you have the right skills, drive & experience and want to make a positive contribution to our continuing success then look no further!