We are looking for a Supplier Manager with experience of the solar market in the UK, a focus on managing and optimising commercial partnerships and a proven history of managing and improving implementation.
Satisfaction for all stakeholders is essential for the success of our group buying schemes; by gathering a large group of consumers we create efficiencies for the suppliers (solar installers) which enables competitive pricing for the panels and systems.
Working closely with suppliers throughout the scheme to ensure clear communication, smooth processes and high quality of service is key to delivering the scheme outcomes and best-in-class customer experience we expect.
As Supplier Manager for UK Solar you will be responsible for preparing the suppliers for participation in our schemes; working with them to optimise their processes as well as managing the operational aspects of implementation phase with them. You will manage partners involved in quality control and use the outcomes to enhance the suppliers operations.
You are a consultant for suppliers in optimising their processes, able to quickly build strong working relationships and a level of influence. You are comfortable discussing the contractual requirements of the relationship and ensuring contractual commitments are met.
This means that:
You work closely with the Business Manager for UK Solar as well as a Junior Supplier Manager and the operational team; as a team you deliver the solar schemes and work to continuously improve them. However, you are often on the road, as the suppliers are located throughout the UK. You will also seek to build relationships with other Supplier Managers working on our solar projects in other countries in order to share learnings and best practice.
iChoosr is a young, growing, international company with 95 colleagues who work throughout Belgium, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Poland, USA and Japan.
iChoosr believes in the power of united consumers, the idea is simple: together you get a better deal than you would alone. iChoosr wants all parties involved to benefit: consumers, suppliers and clients. More than 1.7 million homes in Europe and beyond have saved money with iChoosr across a number of products including energy, solar panels and asbestos removal.
We have been running solar group purchasing schemes in the UK since 2015 in partnership with Local Authorities. The schemes aim to boost residential solar installations by making it easier for residents to find trustworthy installers and competitive pricing, and for UK installers to access groups of customers.
Supplier Manager - UK Solar