Supplier Manager

Supplier Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Supplier Manager to join our team.


  • Examine and test existing contracts as required;
  • Liaise with Engineering, Contracts and Programmes to clarify and finalise final order details;
  • Devise and execute sourcing strategies for new programmes and sourcing strategies in support of bids and tenders;
  • Identify, implement, track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness;
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services in line with delegation;
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements;
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms;
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs;
  • Identify and select suppliers and initiate business and organisation partnerships.


  • Highly Organised;
  • Experience managing and influencing senior stakeholders across the business;
  • Strong commercial acumen, familiarity and comfort with financial matters and managing budgets;
  • Experience managing a team of supplier managers;
  • Has a risk mind-set and organisational awareness of risk management;
  • Experience managing commercial contracts and an understanding of the regulatory landscape we operate in.