Supplier Manager Supplier Manager …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 21
GBP31989 - GBP34285 per annum
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 21
GBP31989 - GBP34285 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. Supplier Manager: Up to £34,285, 27% pension and flexible working.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We deliver products, service, support and payments to around 20 million people at key times in their lives.

DWP Digital is transforming DWP's services by unlocking the potential of leading edge technologies and ways of working. We are focused on building and running innovative digital technology solutions that meet and respond to the changing needs and expectations of millions of people.

We are looking for a talented, commercially astute Supplier Manager to join our team

You'll deliver excellent customer service and manage key relationships with suppliers. You'll be involved in financial reporting, ensuring that payments are correct and build good relationships with suppliers.

You'll be working on DWP's flagship transformation programme, liaising with Commercial colleagues on procurement and contracting, governance and supplier management activities to ensure contracts deliver value for money and comply with both internal governance and legislative requirements.

You'll help make sure that the contracts and suppliers are in place to deliver exactly what our teams need to transform and modernise products and services used by millions.

What will I do as a Supplier Manager in DWP?

You'll work with an array of stakeholders to ensure project teams within DWP

have the necessary commercial agreements in place to provide vital digital services to internal and external users on a significant scale, developing solutions which improve user experience and deliver DWP's policies.

You'll be establishing requirements and planning future demand right through to procurement.

You will manage the resource and non-resource Cost Models for some procurements, providing financial management and reporting. You will also deliver great stakeholder management and issue resolution.

You will be joining a team that is committed to supporting you with your development and career progression. It's a high profile role with the potential to act as a catalyst for your career as you'll be exposed to real complexity in a unique context.

Within DWP Digital we have introduced a Contract Management training and accreditation framework. Anyone working in our Supplier Management roles undertakes at least the foundation level learning and accreditation.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with and influence senior stakeholders across the business
  • Proactive in taking the initiative and ownership of their work and leading a team to deliver effective results and a quality service.
  • Commercially minded with experience of achieving value for money.
  • The ability to critically assess problems and lead with delivering a timely resolution.
  • Experience in using commercial or financial tool in supplier management.
  • Experience in working with external supplier.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

We also have all the tools and tech to work flexibly. Many of us are working from home right now due to Covid-19.

We offer competitive salary up to £34,285, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions of over 27%, and a generous leave package.

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

  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
  • Sports and social activities
  • Learning and development, tailored to your career goals
  • Work in an environment shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award
  • Bring your authentic self to work, with 'I can be me in DWP'.

Sound good? CLICK APPLY now to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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