EY Supplier Relationship Manager in England, United Kingdom

Title: Supplier Relationship Manager

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00C7M

The opportunity

This role for Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) sits in the Regional Operations team for UKI and forms part of the exec leadership team reporting into CBS (Core Business Services) COO.

SRM covers strategic activity with our third parties, supporting CBS projects which have a third party impact and internal projects between the service lines which require commercial/contractual support.

SRM acts as interface for all procurement functions (Products & Services, Travel and Technology) and supports activity for UKI firm in terms of global projects with UKI impact.

This is full time role with expertise and experience in IT category SRM.

Your key responsibilities

  • Responsible for supporting IT SRM activities within Service Line and CBS projects.

  • Implementing measurable benefits and reporting on ROI from strategic supplier relationships.

  • Interface with IT procurement on RFP activity and a key stakeholder for UKI on cross border projects.

  • Review recommendations for supplier engagement, review business cases which have a third party impact providing insight and advice for informed decision making

  • Represent regional ops team on firm wide initiatives where tech suppliers are used

Skills and attributes for success

  • Professionalism

  • IT Procurement expertise

  • SRM expertise

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work at pace on time critical projects

  • Strategic thinker with an analytical mind

  • Excellent IT skills with an interest in emerging technology

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Team player

  • Ability to operate calmly under pressure

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritise to meet expectations

  • IT procurement skills

  • CIPS qualification an advantage but not essential if has relevant experience

  • Good working knowledge of supplier relationship management practices

  • Procurement knowledge of other categories (Travel and Products & Services) an advantage

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.