Senior Supplier Manager

Zoek Pin Sheffield - This Area Only

£35310 - £40666/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 10 days ago

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for a Senior Supplier Manager to work with our Data transformation team where you will own and manage both existing supplier relationships and work to identify and secure new suppliers.

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

Could you help to play a central role in the Supplier Management Team for Data & Analytics within DWP Digital?

Can you support the commercial lifecycle and supplier relationships on behalf of the Delivery teams?

Can you manage new and existing suppliers to achieve best value and quality?

Your job is to make sure our D&A Directorate have the necessary commercial agreements in place. This will enable them to provide vital digital services to internal and external users on a significant scale, developing solutions which improve user experience and help people access the services they need.

You will manage the team through prioritisation of requirements to procurement, and work with Commercial colleagues leading on and overseeing more complex procurements across their lifecycle.

You will manage the resource and non-resource Cost Models for specific procurements, providing financial management and reporting. You will lead on stakeholder management and issue resolution.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Lead procurement activity for a specific category / portfolio.
Lead the production of accurate financial and performance data.
Work collaboratively with stakeholders to ensure procurement activity if fulfilled and achieves value for money.
Identify and mitigate commercial, legal and governance risks through insight, knowledge and data.
Manage effectively suppliers during the contract lifecycle.
Be a point of support and escalation for the business for supplier management activities queries.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Sheffield, whichever is most convenient for you.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £40,666, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 24 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Family-friendly policies
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities. CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application

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