Supplier Relationship & Assurance Manager - tRIIO
We are recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join our growing procurement team as a Supplier Relationship & Assurance Manager. The role will be based in Slough but will involve regular travel to our other sites across London and the East of England.
Working in partnership with Cadent (formally National Grid) to improve the supply of gas to millions of people living and working in North London and the East of England.
tRIIO is a joint venture partnership between Morrison Utility Services Ltd and Skanska UK Ltd bringing together two large organisations to work together with unprecedented challenges and opportunities which RIIO brings to the UK Gas industry.
Against a background of a challenging ramp up to our construction programmes we are currently strengthening our Procurement and Supply Chain Management capability. Our supply chain is a crucial component of our delivery model and the contribution that Procurement can make to the success of the partnership is recognised.
The Supplier Relationship and Assurance Manager will be responsible for building and managing relationships with our key suppliers. With experience in a similar SRM or supplier performance role you will manage a small team responsible for supporting operational colleagues, monitoring and reporting on the performance of sub-contractors, ensuring delivery in line with contractual obligations and performance metrics. Engaging with business stakeholders to obtain regular feedback and work with suppliers on service improvement and innovation plans.
We're looking for
* Degree level education, or qualified by experience
* Ideally, membership of professional body (CIPS, IACCM), or working towards
* Significant experience of procurement in the construction industry, (ideally utilities and infrastructure)
* Experience of negotiating with suppliers and sub-contractors
* Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines
* Computer literate use of Microsoft Office suite and reporting tools
tRIIO is a joint venture organisation, owned by Morrison Utility Services and Skanska UK. Applying for this position could lead to employment within either parent company.