Supplier Risk Manager

Location Newcastle
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £57,000 ~+ package
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Job ref: MB/723756
Published: about 1 month ago

Location: Newcastle
Contract Type: Permanent

  • Opportunity with a globally recognised legal services provider.

  • Responsible for implementing a dynamic supplier risk management approach.

  • Excellent opportunities for continuous growth and skills development from day one.

We're seeking a driven and committed Supplier Risk Manager for our esteemed client in the legal services industry. If you're eager to harness your skills in supplier risk and contract management, this could be the ideal chance to advance your career and make a tangible impact in a dynamic global company.

Company Overview

Internationally acknowledged for their exceptional legal expertise and commitment to innovation, our client has a deep focus on inclusion, equality of opportunity, and a team-based work environment. They emphasise a culture of approachability, professionalism, and entrepreneurial spirit, creating a stimulating work environment for their diverse team of experts.

Position Overview

The Supplier Risk Manager is a critical role that drives the realisation of the company's supplier risk management approach. This encompasses upskilling Contract Managers and Owners, working closely with key stakeholders, and monitoring supplier risk across various domains. You'll have an opportunity to contribute to a company that sets high standards for the industry and continually influences and shapes global legal practices.


  • Delivering and implementing the supplier risk management approach

  • Providing training and development sessions for Contract Managers and Owners

  • Collaborating with key stakeholder groups

  • Overseeing the management of supplier risk across multiple domains

  • Ensuring compliance with minimum standards and global procurement policies

  • Monitoring adherence to the Supplier Code of Conduct

  • Reviewing the tiering level of suppliers, and maintaining an inventory of key supplier relationships

  • Utilising data analytics to drive greater added value


  • MCIPS or a recognised procurement qualification is desirable.

  • Proven experience in supplier risk, contract management, due diligence, and programme management.

  • Robust understanding of risk management, control, and assurance principles.

  • Experience collaborating with diverse regional teams, managing demanding stakeholders, and presenting to senior leadership.

  • Strong understanding of procurement best practice, risk management principles, and national and international regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong multitasking, problem-solving and organisational skills.


  • Opportunities for continuous professional growth and skills development from day one.

  • Access to multiple forms of training, such as formal seminars, informal coaching, skills-based and technical workshops, and on-the-job learning.

If you're prepared to join a dynamic team that values your professional expertise and entrepreneurial spirit within an innovative and collaborative culture, this opportunity is a perfect match.

How to Apply

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to quoting MB/723756.

Langley Search & Selection ( is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs