Supply Chain Manager
Qualifications & Experience:
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
Strategic sourcing and supply chain management experience.
Specific category/market knowledge related to recruitment/staffing suppliers.
Strong knowledge of recruiting/sourcing processes and organisation, processes, systems and tools.
Contract negotiation and maintenance.
Understanding of supplier performance management.
Relationship management experience to senior levels.
Role requires travel to all on site locations and supplier offices.
Knowledge & Skills:
Strategic sourcing and/or formal supply chain management methodologies.
Client KPIs and SLAs; creation and monitoring of supply chain.
Contract law and employment law related to the supply of temporary and permanent staff.
End to end recruitment process.
Relevant market knowledge; competitor knowledge; relevant recruitment sector and industry knowledge.
The delivery of cost savings, rate and price benchmarking and gain share.
Management of supply chains.
Relationship management; ability to build and maintain relationships at operational and strategic level.
Negotiation and closing skills.
Preparing and delivering presentations, Report and Proposals writing.
Analyse and extract data, highly numerate.
Prioritising and time management.
Computer literate (Intermediate MS-Office skills).
Assertiveness; handling conflict.
Adapting communication styles; written and verbal.
An articulate, confident and effective communicator. Is able to gain commitment and agreement by effectively listening, being persuasive and using a range of influencing skills.
Influencing and Persuading
Uses sophisticated interpersonal skills to deal effectively with others. Willing and able to mix easily with others, building strong working relationships and acting collaboratively.
Planning and Organising
Is able to drive business performance through effective planning, resource management and the creation of a robust infrastructure.
Operational Planning and Efficiency
Is able to effectively build rapport with the customer in order to gain their trust and respect. Strives for continual improvement in the levels of customer service and satisfaction.
Identifies and Understands Customer's Needs
Understands the key business issues that affect the profitability and growth of the business and takes appropriate action to maximise success. Takes accountability for financial performance.
Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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