Supplier Relationship Manager

City of London
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Shiva Davoodi


I've partnered with a global food production brand, to recruit a supplier relationship manager to provide support to the Group Director of European Supply Chain, across their baby food division. This is a pivotal role for company and it includes stakeholder engagement, customer experience, ensuring that the strategy not only comes to life but also becomes a fundamental part of how the business operates in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and evolving supply chain engagement and embodying a culture of continuous improvement processes with a view to supply chain excellence and value enhancement. You must have proven experience in strategic supplier relationship management, coupled with a background of demonstrable delivery and strategy knowledge and experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity for motivated, tenacious individuals eager to progress and develop their career within a global busines.

The Supplier Relationship Manager will be responsible for:

  • Maximising and driving performance, ensuring targets, goals and expectations in relation to supplier deliverables and overall conduct, via increased performance reviews with all outsource partners.
  • Overseeing the continual evolution of the strategic relationship management strategy, ensuring it meets the business and commercial needs of the company.
  • Proactively seeking and buolding continuous and meaningfull engagement with the suppliers to shape services and improve value delivered from the supply chain.
  • Working closely with supply chain functional leads to track, report and deliver specific savings at an individual supplier level including cost savings, efficiency programmes, service delivery & design and improvement initiatives.

The Supplier Relationship Manager will have:

  • Strong experience within supply chain & logistics, ideally within the food sector
  • Proven track records in complex relationship management, to include contract and pricing negotiations
  • For more information, or to apply, please send your updated CV to

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