CDW UK seeks Supplier Manager to join the team in London.
Have excellent communication and organisational skills
Have the ability to work to challenging deadlines
Have a desire for continuous development and improvement
If so the Recruitment team would like to hear from you. When applying please quote A8221 and make sure your application is with us 20 November 2020.
The Supplier Manager will be responsible for ensuring the performance of service delivered by CDW’s supplier base in order to provide a commercial advantage within cost, risk and service parameters.
Knowledge and Experience
At least 1 years’ experience in same/similar role
Proven successful development, negotiation & management of a supplier base
To be able to demonstrate solid technical knowledge and experience in implementing supplier/vendor management concepts, methodology and tools
Can demonstrate effectively building and maintaining supplier relationships, developing strong business connections at all levels, with the ability to confidently set direction and persuade peers/other stakeholders
Experience in autonomously completing supplier evaluations and preparing RFPs, relating to tender processes
Excellent communication, listening and negotiation skills in order to articulate ideas and thoughts clearly through various means, including written and oral communications with all levels of the organization up to and including senior executive management
Ability to work in a high activity/fast paced environment while managing associated pressure and prioritising workload in line with business objectives
Possesses excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently
Ability to handle ambiguity, juggle many tasks at once and quickly shift from one situation or task to another
Strong written communication skills, including the ability to facilitate meetings and effectively lead discussions
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff
Strong analytical skills
An understanding of project management methodologies
Continually develop and improve reporting on supplier base, in line with business requirements
Proficient at analysing information and developing strategic plans based on findings
Experience in continual process improvement, both internally and externally with a supplier base
Please note, your application will be retained for a period of six months. After this period it will be removed from our systems.