Ref: 1625073

Original Listing

Company: 1625073

Salary: 46,696 - 53,700

Closing Date: Closing date: 14 Apr 2019

Location: Nottingham or Bristol

Senior Strategic Relationship Manager



About you

Salary: £46,696 to £53,700 (Depending on Skills and Experience).

This role could be based in either Nottingham or Bristol.


Do you have a strong background in managing relationships and engaging with Senior Stakeholders?

Are you results driven with a solution oriented mindset?


If so, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a Senior Strategic Relationship Manager to join the DVSA. Reporting to the Head of DS&T Service and Contract Management, you will be responsible for managing relationships with the largest strategic suppliers. You will ensure commercial activities in relation to these contracts meet policy requirements, provide value for money and fulfil their performance obligations.

This role will typically suit a results-driven individual, who is experienced in forming and maintaining key working relationships with senior stakeholders.

You will be flexible in your approach to delivering results, whilst taking into account the tightly controlled budgets in place and fast-paced nature within the organisation.

Role Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

• Leading, mentoring, motivating and managing staff.

• Building and maintaining strategic relationships across the agency.

• Negotiating with internal & external stakeholders to drive out increased performance.

• Establishing mechanisms for capturing and reviewing Management Information.

• Supporting DVSA Procurement in negotiation of major commercial contracts.

Please refer to the attached Candidate Pack for full role responsibilities.

About us

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) helps everyone stay safe on Britain's roads.

We do this by helping people through a lifetime of safe driving, helping them keep their vehicles safe to drive, and protecting them from unsafe drivers and vehicles.

Our work affects millions of people and thousands of businesses. Most importantly, our work saves lives.

We're an organisation that values professional expertise. We work in inclusive and diverse teams. Meeting the needs of the people who use our services runs through everything we do.

We have exciting plans for the next 5 years to continue making our roads safer. Join us on our journey and help us to save lives.

We are part of the Department for Transport (DfT). DfT is a great place to work, and our ‘one team’ approach really makes a difference. We value our staff and that’s why we’re committed to nurturing an inclusive environment across the Department.

You’ll be part of an innovative organisation that invests in all our people, ensuring we have the diverse skills to deliver transport that moves Britain ahead now and into the future.

DfT has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.

DfT’s inclusion is recognition of our commitment to make the Department a great place to work through our culture of equality and inclusivity and the great strides we’ve made to raise the number of women in senior positions.