Supplier Relationship Manager

I’m interested

Location

London, UK

Contract type

Full-time

Hours

35

Workplace policy

Hybrid

Job description

 Leeds or London office based offering up to 80% home working

“It’ll do” will never do – we’re aiming for Supplier Management excellence

When it comes to the management of our suppliers there’s far more than just managing in contract performance there is the bottom and top line to consider too. With serious buying power comes the opportunity to turn good into great – and that’s where you could make your mark as one of our new Supplier Relationship Managers.

About us

We are a true global entertainment technology business with an excellent balanced approach to work and play that will give you the flexibility to achieve your professional and personal ambitions.  If you have a passion for Sports and Gaming even better.  You would be joining a diverse, lively, and unique team full of character that will support you every step of the way.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, that values equality and diversity - where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard.

 

We want everyone who works at William Hill to feel like they belong.

 

Your role in the team 

Transformation is afoot in our Global Procurement function, and we’re expanding to meet the needs of a growing and extremely dynamic business. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. Online continues to lead and pioneer in the digital world, Retail is bringing innovation to the betting shop experience through our Digital Shops of the Future, and we’re making great strides into multiple new international markets.

Coming into this role you will be part of a truly best in class function, you’ll be able to put your stamp on our relationships with key suppliers and look for ways to improve supplier performance and add real value.  As you’re well aware, there is so much more to do than report on and improve supplier performance - you’ll be in a position to introduce new ways of working, innovation, and to engage leaders in defining the best approach to supplier management and work with Global Procurement to drive down cost, minimize risk and improve our customer experience.

What about you?

Of course, all this is done through building great relationships. As a commercial professional, you’ll be an effective business partner and a skilful negotiator. As well as supplier management experience with a track record of significant achievement Procurement experience is key too.  You’ll bring us a proactive, tenacious approach and the desire to work with colleagues and suppliers to do the right thing.  Ideally you will be a Supplier Relationship Management or Procurement Practitioner currently.  We work at pace, we are customer focused, and we have high expectations.  You can expect autonomy in a high-profile role, which will let you push the boundaries.

 

What we offer

 

We’ll welcome you on-board with 25 days holiday (not to mention 8 bank holidays and an extra day for your birthday), a rewarding bonus scheme, healthcare (or a cash alternative), and an attractive pension scheme. If you're based in London our handsomely discounted Zone 1-6 Oyster card will save you money getting to work and getting around town. And if you see the journey to work as part of your fitness regime, you’ll just love our Cycle to Work scheme.

We have welcomed our teams back to the office, and offer a balanced approach to office and home working - now and for the long-term future.  We are offer our employees the opportunity to work from home up to 80% of the time with 20% of office time built in to ensure we get some face to face collaborative team time - and the chance for a coffee and a catch up!