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Supply Chain Manager

Reference13858696001_300049
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFinance, Banking & Insurance, Services
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CityEdinburgh
LocationsCentral, Scotland
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 September 2017

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My client based in Edinburgh within Financial Services is looking for a motivated and highly organised Supply Chain professional with outstanding stakeholder management skills to join their business. You will be partnering a Technology function to ensure my client gets the best value for money and service from our global ADM suppliers.

Client Details

My client based in Edinburgh within Financial Services is looking for a motivated and highly organised Supply Chain professional with outstanding stakeholder management skills to join their business. You will be partnering a Technology function to ensure my client gets the best value for money and service from our global ADM suppliers.

Description
  • As Supply Chain Manager, you'll take accountability for the execution and development of supply chain strategies and solutions that incorporate the full contract life-cycle across the Digital spend category. You'll develop and use strong networks across the supply market, taking on a leadership role to provide useful business insight and innovative supply chain solutions. You'll also be:

  • Supporting the development of my clients supply base, including ownership and management of key suppliers
  • Delivering robust commercial deals for the bank, making sure risk is managed effectively
  • Contributing to the overall reduction of cost base, leading to meeting its objective of improving the customer experience
  • Implementing and supporting supply chain strategies within your remit, making sure you're managing the timely execution of contract pipeline
  • Selecting and contracting with suppliers for specific projects to ensure the project can proceed on time and at the right cost

Profile

To succeed in this role, you'll need strong commercial acumen, and you'll be able to demonstrate some substantial experience in Supply Chain Management of vendors. You'll also have commodity and supply market knowledge across a variety of spend categories.

You'll also need:
  • Knowledge of Contract law and legal knowledge relevant to supply chain
  • Experienced in supply chain skills and techniques, including category management, contract negotiation and management, supplier selection and management
  • Experience in leading and managing strategic and business critical supplier relationships and contracts
  • Experience in cost and financial management
  • A degree, ideally holding a relevant professional qualification (for example CIPS or equivalent)
  • Experience driving positive change and an awareness of our various digital channels

On a more personal level, you'll have excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-working skills, able to create an environment that motivates and empowers others to deliver an exceptional client experience. You'll be a creative thinker with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, and possess the ability to develop a solution from idea to implementation.

Job Offer

In return, my client will offer a competitive salary plus benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, you will be provided a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

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