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Supplier Risk Manager

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Our client is a prestigious Law Firm looking to expand their Risk function in Bristol. The team are looking for a Supplier Risk Manager to work autonomously and expand out the team in coming months. The role is based on a hybrid working scheme and the team are offering a very generous salary based on experience.

SUPPLIER RISK MANAGER

Salary: Competitive and based on experience
Location: Bristol

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and meticulous Supplier Risk Manager to join a leading organisation in Bristol. This role is perfect for someone who thrives on managing supplier relationships, ensuring risk management, and maintaining contract repositories. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating a firm-wide supplier framework, providing analytics on key aspects of supplier contracts, and owning the central supplier contract management repository. This role offers the chance to work in a supportive and inclusive environment where your skills will be valued and nurtured.

* Operate a firm-wide supplier framework
* Provide analytics on key aspects of supplier contracts
* Own the central supplier contract management repository


What you'll do:
As a Supplier Risk Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the firm's approach to supplier risk management. You will be responsible for defining standard procurement and onboarding processes, administering the due diligence system, and managing the functionality of the contract admin system. Your expertise will also be crucial in defining supplier segmentations, overseeing contract renewals, and staying abreast of industry standards. This role requires a strong commitment to developing technical knowledge of systems and data to ensure optimal use of technology.

* Define standard procurement and onboarding processes
* Administer the due diligence system (ProcessUnity)
* Maintain the 'single source of truth' repository of model clauses, guidelines, codes of conduct etc for use by Business Services functions
* Manage the functionality of the contract admin system (within ServiceNow)
* Define supplier segmentations and contract 'tags', and manage the processes for uploading contracts and supporting information into ServiceNow
* Oversee the processes for contract renewal and ongoing due diligence process
* Define the requirements for closing down suppliers/contracts
* Stay updated with current industry standards
* Develop and maintain technical knowledge of systems and data to ensure optimal use of technology
* Maintain relationships with local, functional and international points of contact


What you bring:
The ideal Supplier Risk Manager will bring a wealth of experience in risk management and procurement. They will have strong analytical skills that enable them to provide valuable insights on key aspects of supplier contracts. Their experience in managing a central supplier contract management repository will be crucial in this role. Knowledge of ProcessUnity and ServiceNow systems would be advantageous. They will also have the ability to define standard processes for various stages of supplier engagement and experience in maintaining relationships with various stakeholders across different locations.

* Proven experience in risk management and procurement
* Strong analytical skills with an ability to provide insights on key aspects of supplier contracts
* Experience in managing a central supplier contract management repository
* Knowledge of ProcessUnity and ServiceNow systems would be advantageous
* Ability to define standard processes for various stages of supplier engagement
* Experience in maintaining relationships with various stakeholders across different locations

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Other - Private Practice

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Bristol

Job Reference: KL39YB-C5BEC503

Date posted: 20 May 2024

Consultant: Ben Jordan

Phone number:

ben.jordan@robertwalters.com

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