Supplier Risk Management Lead

Michael Page Finance
West Midlands
04 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent opportunity to join this leading global brand in the Midlands.

Our client is looking for someone who is ACCA or ACA qualified, working in a Corporate Restructuring/Insolvency department in practice and looking to move into Industry.

Client Details

Leading Global brand in the Midlands.


  • Report "at risk" suppliers to Purchasing Senior Management on an ad-hoc basis as required and at the monthly meeting, preparing the agenda, managing the meeting and issuing minutes/actions
  • Work effectively with Buyers to help mitigate risk, attending monthly Management meetings and working with cross-functional teams to make clear and effective decisions to reduce risk
  • Lead strategic supplier review meetings providing financial support when requested
  • Work effectively with the Buyers as the Risk lead to support supplier visits
  • Guide Buyers at times of supplier distress (Administration), ensuring that the correct procedures are followed and that all parties are up to date with developments
  • Undertake and manage ad-hoc project work, a review of one part suppliers and other required analysis
  • Be the first point of call with external insolvency experts
  • Lead in the preparation and updating of the training material and assist in the presentation and provide support in the delivery of the Supplier Risk training to Buyers
  • Obtain credit ratings and monitor the financial stability of suppliers through database and manage workload of the team
  • Undertake supplier financial review at the sourcing stage, using records from Companies House (and overseas equivalents), Credit Rating providers and suppliers own data
  • Be responsible for continuous improvement, ensuring that Supplier Risk processes continue to support the business
  • Project lead e.g. Business continuity, business protection and the Risk register
  • Undertake and investigate incorporation of geographic and political events into the REDs process
  • Provide a quarterly Supplier Risk update to the OCM (Purchasing Directors and their key Business Partners)
  • Sign off if distress budget is required
  • Responsible for coaching junior staff.


  • Applicants should be degree qualified.
  • Insolvency/restructuring experience desired.

Currently working in a Top 20 firm or restructuring boutique in an insolvency/restructuring/M&A role and looking to move into Industry. Candidates needs to be a qualified accountant. Minimal travel.

Experience in a commercial, engineering, IT or project management function.

Job Offer

Excellent package and opportunities on offer.