Supplier Manager

Up to £10,000
26 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Part Time
Supplier Manager - interim - NHS Project until April 2021 (likely to be extended)

*Inside IR35* Band 6 level*

Home based (but ideally in the Bristol / South West area)

A supplier manager is required to manage the supplier relationships throughout the pilots. The supplier manager is required immediately.’

• Work with a range of stakeholders to ensure the workstream has the necessary commercial agreements in place to support the off-session sampling workstream

• Manage the suppliers selected for the off-session sampling pilots, ensure commercial arrangements are understood and adhered to, and provide reporting on the success, costs and efficacy of the various channels selected.

• Manage the operational day to day relationship with all suppliers in the workstream, including issue resolution. Assistance and co-ordination of the following with NHS Procurement involvement: Termination of some contracts; new contract awards; amendments to contracts.

• Agree dates with suppliers for formal service reviews, which will be facilitated by NHS procurement, to look at service performance, licencing changes and additional value services

• Understand the future demand for off-session sampling, agree tender process with NHS Procurement and plan the arrangements for turning some of the pilots into full service contracts.

• Act as the point of contact for the day to day relationship with suppliers; identify early engagement with NHS Procurement to ensure compliance; management of exceptions, queries, and issues

• Day to day operational management knowledge required.