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Supplier Relationship Manager

Job Title: Supplier Relationship Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90623
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.81602.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 19, 2013 12:48

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Supplier/Relationship Manager to work with this leading high street retailer. Working within its central Supply Chain and Logistics team you will act as the main point of contact for an array of suppliers, as well as the DC and your retail colleagues. Through strong communication and effective relationship management you will ensure that best practise is implemented and maintained throughout the product life cycle and in line with the business strategy. Key responsibilities to include: * Acting as the main point of contact between the suppliers and your retail and DC teams, involving communicating stock issues, presenting sales updates and offering continuous recommendations to improve the service * Educating key suppliers and relevant retail colleagues on the correct supply chain procedures - ensuring they are aware of the standards expected surrounding the Quality and Delivery of product * Resolving any issues related to the quality and delivery of stock; implementing the necessary charges or fines where appropriate * Updating and maintaining the Supplier Compliance Manual - ensuring that all content is relevant and accurate across all product areas The successful candidate... * As you will be managing a number of suppliers at one time it is essential that you are able to multi task and enjoy working under an element of pressure, with the ability to stay calm when working to tight deadlines * You will have proven experience working within a volume driven supply chain function; either in house for a retail business or for a supplier working with key retail names * As you will be representing the business at all levels it is vital that you are a strong communicator and are able to adapt to meet the needs of your audience * You will be computer literate and therefore able to maintain and update the in house systems with accuracy This is a fantastic opportunity for those currently within a similar Supplier focused role, but would also suit those working supplier side or within a wholesale environment. Working within a fast paced environment it is essential that you can work under pressure in order to succeed. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to develop a progressive and long standing career with the business. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.