London

31st August

Due to the successful growth of our business and our philosophy around continuous improvement, a position has become available for a highly competent individual to play a pivotal role within the Supplier Relations Team as a Supplier Relations Executive.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

The role will be responsible for the management of a supplier portfolio covering air, hotel, ground and ancillaries. You will build and maintain productive, long-standing relationships with key supplier and internal stakeholders. You will negotiate industry leading point of sale products that deliver for the client base and make a significant contribution toward the achievement of internal objectives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To support Reed & Mackay in the development and success of the R&M Supplier Relations function
  • To proactively manage and develop a portfolio of preferred suppliers, developing industry leading partnerships for the benefit of R&M and our clients
  • Supported by the head of department, manage full contract lifecycle including negotiation, implementation, performance management and overall optimisation of commercial agreements across your supplier portfolio
  • Develop and maintain industry leading product portfolios across your supplier portfolio
  • Together with the team, optimise internal engagement and knowledge of our supplier offering across all areas of the business, with a view to driving Reed & Mackay’s preferred supplier strategy
  • Fulfil & maximise supplier engagement through proactive management of supplier activity trackers & communication on behalf of the Supplier Relations Team
  • Play an active role in generating ideas to enhance our supplier and client proposition, supporting the financial success of the company
  • Serve as day to day ambassador for R&M, championing the business and being recognised externally on a credible basis

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • A good communicator who is confident, caring and passionate
  • An appetite to develop strong relationships, providing significant value to both Reed & Mackay, suppliers and our clients
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative without the need for significant supervision
  • Time management and self-management skills essential
  • Deadline orientated with the ability to work to and deliver to tight deadlines and project plans
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical mind and conscientious approach