Supplier Relationship Manager - Digital Services
Salary: Grade 9, From £44,632 up to £48,826
Job Type: Permanent
Job ref: 1847
Do you want to shape your own role and inspire great performance? Join our Support Services team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.
Our ambition is to create an evidence-driven, continuously improving and agile organisation and we are looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager with specialist commercial and supplier management expertise who is able to negotiate and collaborate effectively with suppliers alongside internal stakeholders.
You will be responsible for ensuring that all external contracts with suppliers meet the organisation’s needs to deliver digital change and services and will be responsible for managing the full commissioning lifecycle for all digital and technology requirements, working closely with the Procurement Specialist. This includes defining strategy, procuring new services, managing relationships, monitoring contracts, delivery levels and performance throughout the life of a contract to deliver best value.
We are looking for someone with a degree in this field or equivalent relevant experience, ideally MCIPS or equivalent. You will have worked within a Digital or IT environment within a medium sized organisation for a significant time and have worked with major IT suppliers to lead the development of contracts for new supplies and services. You will also be well versed in project or programme delivery and preparing and presenting reports, as well as liaising with service users and stakeholders.
We are striving to be great to work for, excellent to work with, leading the way and delivering for our communities. If you want to work in an inspiring environment and shape our future ways of working, then we want to hear from you. You will be based in Yeovil where we operate agile work practices.
Please contact Toffer Beattie on 01935 462302 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.Download Job Description
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