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Supplier Relationship Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Supplier Relationship Management
Location
Poland - Krakow Office

About Us

The new Employee Services function within Dyson Business Services (DBS) organisation will provide process and service excellence to support Dyson’s growth ambitions with a goal of innovating and enhancing employee services over time to meet the changing needs of the business.

About the Role

  

The Supplier Relationship Manager is responsible for leading relationship management activity, building and nurturing relationships in the largest and most strategic suppliers, developing effective governance, as well as the analysis and management of financial and non-financial information to underpin the delivery of long term commercial and financial plans. 

 

Key Responsibilities
 

  • You will be responsible for the creation, optimisation & risk mitigation from ongoing contractual engagements across a range of services 

  • Partnering with Business Unit Leadership, Procurement, Finance and HR and others as required, to undertake regular business reviews with strategic suppliers to align on technology and operating model to drive value proposition and performance. 

  • Produce accurate reports for senior leadership by collecting data from a variety of standard sources and inputting that data into standard format 

  • Manage the commercial impact of operational changes and gain supplier & Dyson leads’ approval of such changes 

  • Champion the management of the Supplier/s by ensuring the operational and business leads perform the required tasks and responsibilities on time. 

  • Obtain accurate performance information from vendors, reviews for completeness and accuracy and ensure timely communication of information across relevant stakeholders 

  • Define and execute on strategies to drive performance, including quality, customer satisfaction and cost in partnership. 

  • Drive continuous improvement through effective feedback processes to address policy, product, tooling challenges from stakeholders. 

  • Ensures that a portfolio of suppliers is delivering required levels of service. 

  • Establish and ensure continued operationalisation of an effective governance structure that delivers overall relationship and financial oversight, ensuring appropriate financial rigor is applied on all key investment decisions. 

  • Be able to challenge supplier costs based on experience in similar areas 

  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships and implement strategies that will support delivery of business objectives 

  • Support the development and optimisation of SRM tools, methodology and practices within a relatively 'greenfield' environment to implement a global best-practice approach 

  • Manage and monitor third party performance against key SLA’s and KPI’s, ensuring any contractual commitments are realised and that the appropriate remedies are implemented where appropriate 

 

 

About You
 

  • Experience in a similarly dynamic, international role and complex organisation 

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to draw conclusions from data in a logical and systematic way, and present complex data in a clear and compelling manner 

  • Highly collaborative, able to pull information from others with minimal impact / oversight and comfortable owning discrete deliverables 

  • Experience operating contracts and commercial terms 

  • Experience in financial planning financial management, budgeting and investment appraisal skills, with an inherent appreciation of quality and attention to detail 

  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills 

Benefits

Financial:

• Performance related bonus

• Life Assurance​

• Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

• Discounts on Dyson machines

• Pension scheme with competitive employer contributions

• Recognition Program

• Holiday Allowance

Lifestyle:

• Free fruit delivered for office staff, free coffee and tea

• Cafeteria Benefit – wellness programme, cinema tickets, Multisport card etc.

• Possibility of working from home

Health:

• Medical: Employee cover + opportunity to buy additional cover for family

• Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

• Reimbursement for costs of eyeglasses (every 2 years)

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.