Position: Supplier Relationship Manager
Salary: Annual Bonus
Ref: 522744_1574936573
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 28/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £32,700 - £49,100 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time with Flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week

About the Department

Our Procurement and Commercial team are responsible for helping the business to procure services and materials in a timely and cost-effective way. We work right across the SSE Group, ensuring our businesses gets the best possible service and value from our supplier network, as well as ensuring all service providers are compliant and continue to meet contractual obligations and business need.

What is the Role?

The SRM Manager shall be responsible for developing, managing and implementing productive relationships between SSE Renewables and specified 'key suppliers who are operating on key projects and assets across the business. The role holder will regularly link between the senior leadership team and their key supplier counterparts with a focus on ensuring that these suppliers are delivering on key deliverables such as safety, timeliness, cost and quality. They will have responsibility to review performance and recommend changes both operationally and strategically for performance to reach a desired level.

The individual must have a thorough understanding of SSE Renewables and general strategies to be able to discover future value and opportunities specifically in the Renewables space, and these identified key suppliers.

The job holder will also be responsible for managing the delivery of related strategic projects (e.g. supplier innovation, development of supplier performance measures) and strategies, looking to make improvements to both policy and processes. The successful candidate will also interface with external parties to enhance UK and Scottish content and ensure SSE's supply chain are also actively engaged with SME businesses and local government.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you should have a good knowledge and understanding of the supply chain process and procurement process. You should also have previous experience in relationship and stakeholder management. A sound understanding of the utilities market in the UK and abroad, in particular the Renewables industry, is desirable.

You should have strong communication skills, be self-motivated and resilient. You should have excellent organisational skills and be a good team player.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.'

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

Annual Bonus