Supplier management: Level 6
Develops organisational policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure effective supplier management across the integrated supply chain. Defines the approach for commercial communications, and the management and maintenance of the relationship between the organisation and suppliers. Creates an environment in which the organisation and its suppliers collaborate to their mutual benefit, ensuring positive and effective working relationships are developed and maintained across the supply chain. Ensures that resources and tools are in place to conduct bench-marking. Reviews supplier analysis and assesses effectiveness across the supply chain. Assures that the quality of the services delivered by suppliers meet contractual commitments and business needs. Manages risks associated with information security, continuity and integrity of supply.