A renowned telecoms company is embarking on a bold transformation project and recruiting a Supplier Relationship Manager

Procurement Heads is delighted to be partnered with a telecommunications company that’s at the heart of critical infrastructure nationwide. 

The business is the driving force behind a smarter and greener life in the UK and plays an instrumental role in the government’s net-zero targets.

The business is undergoing a huge transformation across its commercial team and is recruiting a number of new positions across SRM, Procurement and Category Management.
As Supplier Relationship Manager, reporting to the Director of SRM, you will be joining a heavily strategic function that will be at the forefront of business operations and expansions. 
The SRM team look after 16 key suppliers with a spend of circa £600m, therefore you will be managing extremely high-value and long-term contracts for the business. 

As Senior Supplier Manager you will be responsible for: 

  • Own the relationship with up to 4 strategic suppliers with a contract value of £30-50m.
  • Manage complex stakeholder environments and be able to work effectively across all stages of the contract lifecycle.
  • Proactively manage the relationship and engagement with suppliers, 
  • The role is about gaining commitment from the supplier for investment in innovation that will be critical in delivering the company’s purpose over the coming 10-15 years:
  • Collaborate on building forward-facing supplier strategies focused on value-add creation, aligned to Business & Development Plan, CTO roadmap, ESG agenda, Commercial strategy, and associated business strategies.
  • Identify and deliver 360-degree strategic initiatives across Value Add, Risk & Safety, Performance, and Commercial value for money.
  • Maintain deep knowledge of the supplier’s business performance and market trends. 


  • A salary of up to £70,000
  • Up to £7,000 car allowance
  • 20% bonus
  • Private Medical 
  • Competitive Pension
  • And much more!

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