Supplier Networks Specialist
BGRS
London UK (Canary Wharf)
2d ago

Role Overview

As a Supplier Networks Specialist you will contribute to BGRS’ success by managing our supplier network in the Americas, reporting into the team’s Regional Manager.

The Supply Chain Management (SCM) department is responsible for supplier selection, negotiating pricing, contracting, training, and supplier performance management, with focus on client satisfaction.

SCM is also responsible for supporting business development and Client Services by providing internal training and attending client review meetings and presentations.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic all interviews are being conducted virtually. If selected for an in-office position, you will work remotely while BGRS operates under mandatory telework.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Assist in managing lower volume Destination Service Providers Selection (through RFP), price negotiation, contracting, system updates, training, issue logging and resolution, performance review
  • Act as principal SCM point of accountability for portfolio client base, other accounts primarily focused outside of the Americas region, and lower complexity clients
  • Support allocated client services team members (as per above) with supplier issues / escalations on all service lines (not limited to Destination Service Providers) belonging under the Supplier Networks team
  • Provide administrative support for client RFPs / RFIs, and re-bids for existing client business
  • Lead data integrity reviews and work with the suppliers to improve IGP completion
  • Support more senior SCM team members with projects and administrative tasks, e.g. issue log updating, site visit log, contract development, survey alert follow up and logging.
  • Support more senior SCM team members with client meeting / review preparation, including supplier performance data analysis and slide preparation
  • Occasionally support client transitions / attend client meetings
  • Develop solid skills in Excel and understanding of procurement strategies; provide data support for pricing analysis, cost savings reports and other data tracking
  • Clear ability to present solutions; solve issues and be a supplier, client and internal advocate
  • Solid interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed problem solving / decision making skills
  • Ability to be proactive and to work on own initiative
  • Attention to detail and highly organised
  • Ability to analyse key financial data
  • Solid negotiating and analytical skills
  • Enthusiasm for the role, including commitment to gain understanding of procurement methodology
  • Flexibility to work across time zones
  • What You Bring to BGRS

  • College / University degree or equivalent
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Native Level of English
  • Other Language skills
  • One year in Relocation Industry OR one year in supply chain management role
  • Experience of living abroad or working with different cultures
  • Experience in client / assignee relationship management and transactional supplier management
  • You foster belonging and encourage authenticity. You are inclusive, value diversity, and recognize that these behaviors empower and inspire positive action and promote innovation
  • What BGRS Offers

  • Competitive salary and incentive plans
  • Workplace flexibility for a balanced work / life approach
  • Comprehensive benefits packages and wellness program
  • Generous company-paid vacation days and holiday time
  • Challenging, collaborative, diverse corporate culture
  • Ongoing opportunities for learning and career development
  • Equal Employment Statement

    BGRS’s global workforce welcomes and encourages growth, innovation, and sharing of perspectives and ideas. We value diversity in the workplace and are an equal opportunity employer.

    To learn about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at BGRS, please visit our website. We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted.

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