Supplier Relationship Manager, Cork

  • €40000 - €50000
  • Head Office & Supply Chain
  • Cork, Cork city
  • Full Time

Supplier Relationship Manager, Cork

This is a senior role, reporting directly to the CEO. The Supplier Relationship Manager will have a number of years’ experience in the procurement environment within the FMCG or Foodservice industries. Sales experience would also be a positive attribute. They would be an experienced negotiator where they would have an appreciation of both sides of the relationship. A good knowledge of the Foodservice market, Buying Groups, Market trends and new entrants coupled with a strong strategic view of exploiting these market changes.

The Supplier Relationship Manager will be personable with a team attitude of success, guiding and directing follow co-workers in a fast-paced result focused environment. The ability to support and develop fellow team members in a positive manner creating a sense of urgency and accuracy is crucial to the success of this position.

The appointee will be educated to degree standard however, other experiences will be taken into consideration. Office based in Cork with free parking, there will be some need to travel to meet with suppliers, BDM’s and clients. A flexible and positive disposition with a “Can Do” attitude is essential.

Responsibilities for the job of Supplier Relationship Manager, Cork

  • Create a good and positive working environment within the internal team of 4
  • Manage, maintain and increase value from our administration team
  • Influence the sales team to develop specific categories within the business
  • Develop the various categories within the company portfolio
  • Ensure targets and KPI’s are met within the terms and conditions agreed with suppliers
  • Develop and present a monthly analysis and a strategic view of the company
  • Develop business plans and strategies to guide and direct the business to achieve maximum potential for the company and suppliers
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with all suppliers
  • Negotiate contracts, terms and trading relationships with all suppliers and associate supporters of the company
  • Identify and develop new suppliers
  • Identify and develop other income streams for the company
  • Ensure pricing is competitive within the market
  • Develop operational analysis to improve customer relationships


  • €40k-€50k negotiable depending on experience
  • Mileage allowance for client visits
  • Free parking

If you want to hear more about this opportunity, please apply or call Ambyr on 01 8148747. For more jobs like this, please visit the Excel Recruitment website.


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