Supplier Manager

Supplier Manager

Job Title: Supplier Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £620 - £640 per day
Start Date: 05/07/21
Reference: BBBH17136_1624014754
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2021 12:12

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Delivery/Supplier Manager to join their team for an 8 month contract. This role will be remote based with occasional travel to Bootle.

Overall Purpose:

The Delivery/Supplier Manager will play a key role in the procurement and management of a digital partner to support our digital transformation programme.

The Delivery/Supplier Manger is responsible for leading digital projects on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that the digital supplier and the multi-disciplinary team clear on their deliverables. The Delivery Manager will ensure clarity of scope, requirements/outcomes and deliverables, define Statements of Work, manage blockers/issues, supplier reviews and product sign-offs.

This role requires the interpersonal skills to establish professional credibility quickly, and the energy and drive to deliver collaborative change.

*Lead the procurement exercise to find a digital partner to deliver outcomes through Discovery, Alpha and Beta phases, coordinating with the internal Procurement team and subject matter experts who will be part of the evaluation team.
*Work with the Procurement Team to ensure that all contractual arrangements are clearly defined in place.
*Manage onboarding of a partner so that the partner's team are quickly brought up to speed with the objectives of the programme and have access to the people, tools/systems and standards that they will need to successfully deliver.
*Establish a strong relationship with the partner and lead regular reviews with them to manage performance, taking prompt action to address any issues.
*Manage resources for the delivery team, ensuring all resources have been defined and secured and that Statements of Work are clearly defined, meet the requirements of the programme and are signed-off upon completion.

Experience - essential:
*Experience of leading procurements using Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework contracts and gCloud.
*Experience of delivering projects/products to Government Digital Service Standards
*Experience of agile and PRINCE2 project management methodologies
*Experience of delivering projects & products to time, cost and quality in an IT-enabled or transformational environment
*Experience of leading and managing project/delivery teams
*Experience of working within a complex, public sector or regulatory environment

Experience - desirable
*Managing projects using Project Online, Microsoft Project or similar tool 
*Experience of managing budgets
*Agile or Prince 2 (Practitioner level) accredited or equivalent or equivalent qualification
*Using Microsoft Office suite to a high standard and spearheading working smarter with modern technologies.

Other Information
Contract role
Inside IR35
Duration: 8 months
Remote based

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Keywords: delivery manager, supplier manager, procurement manager, DDaT, Digital Data and Technology, GDS, Government Digital Services, public sector, government, digital transformation

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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