What you will enjoy doing
to be successful in this role :
Take full ownership and responsibility for the commercial performance of assigned suppliers across portfolio
Responsible for leveraging and maximizing the full potential of suppliers
Develop and execute supplier business plans aligned with category strategy and regional go to market strategies
Responsible for ensuring profitable growth and developing a commercially advantageous supplier partnership, including cost and margin of suppliers through negotiations and relevant relationships
Develop and leverage supplier partnerships to drive supplier engagement at all levels of the organization, including support of regions sales objectives
Deliver on KPIs
Work closely with Portfolio Managers, Supplier Marketing and Digital Content to establish effectively targeted campaigns, content enrichment and more to grow customer acquisition and profitable sales whilst managing supplier support
Collaborate and coordinate efforts across regions and local markets
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications Required
What you will bring :
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
Successful supplier relationship management
Strong commercial acumen, highly results oriented
Strong ability to drive execution and growth through cross-functional initiatives and processes
Ability to develop and execute long term business strategies to support profitable growth over a period of time
Experience of working in a matrix environment and with an online digital toolset
Understanding the needs of industrial customer engineers and buyers (our target customers) and the target markets they operate in
A collaborative team player across a business with fast moving, customer driven markets
Strong influencing skills
The good stuff
Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organisation of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future.
You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you’d expect to receive in a progressive global business.
We know that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for all.
In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns :
Working remotely - from home or any other work location
Working flexibly - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive.
If you need some flexibility, please just ask us, and we’ll be happy to discuss it with you.
Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.