Supplier Relationship Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 04/08/2020

Supplier Relationship Manager

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

Reporting to The Head of Procurement Strategy & Delivery, the Supplier Relationship Manager will play a critical role in the development and implementation of a robust Supplier Relationship Management approach across the whole of Tesco’s GSNFR Group Procurement functions. 

In this role you will be focusing on:

  • Capture value through the contract life-cycle, proactively manage supplier risk and harness innovation in the supplier base
  • Develop and implement a Best in Class approach to Supplier Relationship Management
  • Driving the adoption of an innovation culture across the Group Procurement Community leveraging strategic supplier relationships to work in partnership
  • Support the proactive management of Supplier risk in GSNFR supply base

You will be responsible for

Develop and implement a Best in Class approach to Supplier Relationship Management including;

  • Supplier segmentation based on risk, spend and criticality
  • SRM engagement approach of how to deal with various supplier segmentations
  • Guidance on future SRM strategies and engagement
  • Coordination of Supplier events
  • Education across Group Procurement Community on SRM framework and methodology
  • Engagement with corporate peers to share knowledge and learnings
  • Development and implementation of Supplier Risk approach to support SRM framework leveraging activity currently in place across the Tesco Group and external Best Practice
  • Increasing the visibility throughout the supply chain particularly in relation to risk and criticality of supply
  • Work with Chief Innovation Officer to build innovation pipeline and identification of opportunities
  • Proactively generate activities and supplier events to trigger innovation benefiting Tesco
  • Working alongside the Tesco Innovation team to support and drive increased innovation across the supply chain
  • Potential to support other areas of the Procurement Transformation as required

You will need

  • Proven organisational skills
  • Strong influencing and stakeholder engagement including senior stakeholder engagement
  • Proven team working approach
  • Experience of developing and implementing SRM frameworks
  • Deep understanding of Supplier segmentation and Supplier risk
  • Strong Microsoft office skills

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco 
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.
Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.
Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.
In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.
We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package and significant career development opportunities.
We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life, offering many varying working patterns across our business, and we would love to hear from you!

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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