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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Procurement Vendor Manager

We are working with this leading telecommunications business who are looking for an experienced Procurement Vendor Manager. This is a crucial role in driving supplier partnerships that deliver the best value, product, and service performance as the business service matures and expands into new markets.

You will develop long-term commercial partnerships with suppliers, negotiating prices, and resolving product or service-related issues. You will also coordinate with various cross-functional departments, maintain supplier records and databases, and build reports and surveys for tracking and auditing supplier programs.

Procurement Vendor Manager Responsibilities…

  • Manage all selection, qualifying, and approval of suppliers and procurement activities.
  • Be a point of contact for suppliers and manage the overarching business relationships across key vendors.
  • Negotiate, formalise, and process supplier contracts, liaising with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Oversee supplier contract performance and act as an escalation point for Risk Management
  • Drive ‘continuous improvement’ with key suppliers.
  • Give contractual and commercial advice to the business on procurement & supplier management.
  • Support the onboarding of new suppliers.

Procurement Vendor Manager Experience…

  • Previous experience managing multiple supplier and stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience in managing supplier contracts for products or services.
  • An understanding of business finance and numeracy.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and organised.
  • Candidates will ideally have a background in procuring IT or telecommunications products or services.
  • Working towards CIPS or relevant industry accreditation will be beneficial.

Benefits include excellent pension, private medical insurance, 25 days holiday, and hybrid working.

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    Paul Bryan

    Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

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