Supplier Risk Analyst

May 30, 2024
£46000 - £50000 / year

Job Description

Our client is a truly market leading brand with multiple sites in the UK are looking for a Supplier Risk Analyst to focus on the Finance element of their Supplier Risk function at their site based in Gaydon, Warwickshire (you will like the products that they engineer!) – an exciting place to work offering the flexibility of a hybrid working scenario (probably 2 days per week office) and a half day on a Friday!

Candidates need to have strong experience of dealing with suppliers and analysing supplier risk

What you can expect:

  • Hybrid working between home and office (2 days a week in the office)
  • 26 days holiday to start plus bank holidays
  • Salary of between £46-50k DOE and Qualification
  • Performance related annual bonus scheme
  • Half day on a Friday!
  • Contributory pension and more
  • Attractive vehicle lease scheme
  • The chance to work for one of the UKs leading brands

Role Purpose:

This is a newly created role based within the Procurement department, the department is responsible for the selection and management of all external suppliers to the business. 

You will be working to professionally develop and maintain competitive, stable, long-term supply agreements with its supplier base. These agreements will help the company to achieve greater commercial success in the future and contribute to the long-term profitability of the company.

Lots of autonomy with this role as its a growing function within the business so ability to make suggestions and implement new ideas

Key Responsibilities:

  • To collate supplier certifications, terms and conditions and other supplier documentation
  • Supporting with supplier risk assessments not limited to but including financial and compliance
  • Ensure high quality execution of our due diligence work to identify, assess, prevent and mitigate risks
  • Investigating and liaising with a wide range of cross functional stakeholders on adhoc risks
  • Managing risk alerts and following through with necessary investigations
  • Supplier Risk Team and Procurement Business Office inbox management
  • Assist with roll out and implementation of risk processes and tools
  • Overseeing the maintenance of up-to-date and accurate supplier information and contact details across various internal systems
  • Reporting to Procurement leadership team to inform them of supplier risks and facilitate next steps
  • Processing new supplier set up in Risk tools systems and maintenance of these systems
  • Developing and implementing data analysis methods for accurate and insightful reporting
  • Reporting and presenting risk status using tools such as Power BI or other visualization software
  • Supporting the Supplier Risk Manager in ensuring risk principles are upheld in procurement processes


  • Previous data and risk management experience including supplier assessments.
  • Understanding of the Procurement function and ability to work and communicate confidently at a Management level.
  • Microsoft Office & specifically Excel / PowerPoint skills are required.
  • Knowledge in running KPI’s and measuring performance – strong analysis skills required.
  • Must be highly computer literate, specifically in use of Excel to manage and manipulate large volumes of data from multiple sources.

Previous experience of working in the Automotive or Manufacturing sector would be an advantage

If you do not have an up to date CV but would like a conversation about this role, please contact Gavin Reynolds for a conversation.

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