We are hiring a Supplier Manager!

Due to the continued expansion of our global vessel inspection and marine consultancy services, applications are invited for the following position:


This is an interesting and exciting role suited to confident and ambitious applicants with strong all-round supplier management and/or procurement experience offering the opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding, innovative company that is a market leader in its niche field.  

Responsibilities will include identifying, overseeing and controlling a global network of suppliers. Establishing controls on cost and performance, as well as developing and implementing a strong set of SLAs’ and defined key performance indicators.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Managing Director and in close cooperation with the operational & financial teams; ensuring that supplier performance, management and standards are maintained across the business – negotiating directly with new suppliers and delivering detailed performance and financial analytics to the senior management team.

Key to success of this role shall be an absolute improvement in the Company’s operating profit in support of the Company’s long-term growth ambitions. Delivering sustainable improvements in strategic supplier relationship management, improving value for money as well as reducing supplier non-performance risk across the business.

Excellent knowledge of modern supplier management practises and strategic supplier strategies is essential, as well as an understanding of e-commerce and online business processes and demonstrable experience of working in a senior supplier management role.

The successful candidate will work in the company’s modern Cardiff office reporting to the Managing Director. 

Salary: Circa £30k + commensurate with experience plus competitive benefits package.

MCIPS qualification is desirable. Candidates must have EU Working Entitlement

Closing date for applications: 31 December 2018

Please apply, enclosing your CV, to


HR Co-ordinator

Idwal Marine Services Limited

1 Caspian Point, CARDIFF, CF10 4DQ

Adam Compton