Digital Supplier Manager

Job Title: Digital Supplier Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kingston upon Thames, England
Salary: Good
Start Date: 2018-04-23
Reference: 78593
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2018 10:06

Job Description

Digital Supplier Manager – Permanent – Kingston upon Thames or London EC4Y

Digital Supplier Manager Experience required:-
  • Experience as a Digital Project Manager, Technical Lead in a Digital Agency or a similar  role.
  • Substantial knowledge of contract management in a Technology environment
  • Digital Supplier Manager to be able to demonstrate experience of negotiations & working in complex multi supplier, multi stakeholder & deadline driven delivery
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies & experience in working with different management tools (eg. JIRA, Confluence, Trello etc.)
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills.
  • Proven experience of leading a work stream to deliver a best in-class CMS solution – preferably Adobe AEM.
  • Proficiency in interest in digital technologies & channels.
  • Strong consultation, interpersonal & influencing skills.
  • An outstanding communicator, relationship builder & influencer, capable of working effectively with counterparts, of all work levels, across the world
  • Self-starting & ability to make significant progress quickly whilst maintaining strong communications
  • Experience working in global & local teams
  • Knowledge of new innovations & directions in digital marketing
  • An appreciation of the usage of digital tools & metrics
  • Proven ability to manage multiple agencies or organisations to reach digital goals
  • Ability to provide solutions to regularly occurring production & process issues
  • Knowledge of good practice around websites usability, maintainability & accessibility.
Digital Supplier Manager main responsibilities:-
  • The main accountability of this role is to lead the engagement with the Global Web Development agencies, maximizing the ways working between my client & the external partners. That includes:
  • Set the strategic direction for the Management of the agencies, ensuring that performance & financial reviews are in place.
  • Foster win-win partnerships between brands, client’s capabilities teams & agencies
  • Digital Supplier Manager to manage the implementation of robust financial management processes for tracking expenditure against each contract & highlights areas of concern to delivery.
  • Review the performance of agencies in Production & Support stages, ensuring adherence to my client’s coding & project management standards.
  • Check in a regular basis the capacity of the agencies for production & ongoing support demands.
  • Support the evolvement of the post-go live support model for Global websites.
  • Consolidate & communicate improvements required on my client’s capabilities, tools & processes based on agencies’ feedback.
Up to 5% Travel involved with this position

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK