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Senior Supplier Relationship Manager - Colour, Gifting & Lifestyle

Beauty Pie

Beauty Pie

Customer Service
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Beauty Pie is disrupting the beauty industry. Our aim is simple: provide beauty and health lovers the highest quality health and beauty products, made by the world’s best laboratories. As the first luxury beauty and wellness buyers’ club, our products are sold directly to our members without the prohibitive industry mark-ups. Technology powers everything that we do, and contributes to making our business model unique!

As part of our team? You’ll learn a lot. (We’re all learning a lot.) You’ll be multi-tasking, you’ll make some great decisions and some bad ones. You’ll have highs and lows. It won’t be easy (because that would be boring). But you’ll be moving fast, identifying and solving problems, iterating and evolving, and you’ll bring your best to the game. In fact, it’s not very often you get an opportunity like this - to help grow a great brand, for a rocketship of a business that will scale in size and go global. One that thrills its customers. And delivers happiness. We'll be asking for your input, experience, teamwork, ideas, and camaraderie, while we navigate the unknown, the mysterious and the upside together!

Description of the role

It's not very often you get an opportunity like this: we'll be asking for your experience, guidance, can do attitude, teamwork, recommendations and camaraderie, Beauty Pie currently has a fully outsourced model for the manufacturing of all of our products and input materials. Our Supply base is spread over twenty five countries across three continents. We operate a full service model with our partners.

You'll be a key member of the Global Supplier Relationship and Pack Management team at Beauty Pie. Using our business Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) as your north star, you'll collaborate closely with NPD, Finance, Procurement, Technical, Legal, Quality and the wider Operations team to help deliver a best in class supply chain in line with our SRM Operating Model.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join our team. On a day to day basis, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing a supply chain strategy for assigned categories that drives consolidation into fewer more strategic partnerships ensuring suppliers are fully engaged in the Beauty Pie ambition and business requirements.
  • Supporting our SRM Program via relationship building, on-site visits, performance reviews, forecast sharing and Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs)
  • Ensuring the right contractual framework is in place for your suppliers to help deliver on priorities and KPIs
  • Ensuring ongoing cost competitiveness and driving savings and lead time improvements via data analysis and supplier negotiations
  • Driving optimal use of working capital through stockholding and payment terms
  • Ensuring suppliers maintain SLA & OTIF and driving resolution when service issues arise
  • Working with suppliers to secure short.mid and long term capacity creation in line with business growth
  • Mapping supply chains and where appropriate ensuring strategic inventory holding is in place to ensure we never miss and order.
  • Working closely with NPD , Technical and Quality to ensure proposed new suppliers are fit for purpose with regards to our business requirements and supply chain design and are properly vetted as part of our vendor onboarding and supplier risk assessment process
  • Working with suppliers to help drive us forward against our ESG and sustainability goals


We believe it's all about mindset, great skills and attitude and a fantastic work ethic being key. If you’re aligned to our values, excited about the opportunity, and you’re really good at what you do (even if you don’t tick all the boxes) we would like to hear from you! *

  • Proven global sourcing, procurement, due diligence and SRM best practice experience is essential
  • A proven track record of cost reduction delivery via negotiation, supply base consolidation, Value Engineering etc
  • Experience of the global external manufacturing marketplace for cosmetics preferably in colour cosmetics, fragrances and accessories
  • Experience working within the beauty, accessories, and/or apparel industries is highly desirable
  • The gravitas to work with and Influence across all levels of the internal and external supplier organizations with the skills with an ability to form an argument and persuade others
  • The ability to see the bigger picture outside of the immediate responsibilities of the role.
  • Business, legal and financial acumen with a strategic growth mindset
  • A solid understanding of audit, technical, regulatory finance, CSR & ESG in the context of suppliers
  • Proactive and self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously but also engage regularly within a team environment
  • A second language would be preferable with French and/or Italian adding real value.
  • MCIPS graduation is a plus.

*The stated experience and background is a guide and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience, provided the requisite skills can be demonstrated.

Our Values

Our culture is our DNA. It defines who we are, how we operate and how we hire based on our values:

  • Bring Your ‘A’ Game - take ownership & accountability, make shit happen, grow, support, evolve, invent, be open minded
  • Be Intelligently Rebellious - challenge the status quo, push boundaries, embrace change and think big
  • Be Customer Obsessed - listen & learn, take ownership, act fast, be humble & empathetic, build & keep trust, be grateful for feedback
  • It’s All For One (& One For All) - take advantage of collective intelligence, act with integrity, support & challenge, embrace individuality, do right by our company, our members, our colleagues & our environment

Our Benefits

As always, there are a few perks

  • Free Membership to Beauty Pie + 20% off our products💄
  • A piece of Beauty Pie with Share options 🥧
  • Private Medical Insurance ⛑
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (UK) 401k Scheme (US) 💰
  • Life Assurance at 4 x annual salary 🙏
  • Regular social events 🎯
  • An allowance to set up your home office 🖥
  • 25 days holiday (UK) 22 days vacation (US) 🏝
  • Your birthday off 🎂
  • Flexible bank holidays (You choose them!) ⏰
  • 60 days work from anywhere worldwide 🌍
  • Access to mental health support through Spill 🧠
  • £2,500 / $2,500 to spend on your fertility journey after 2 years service 👶

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to be part of an inspirational, international and talented team.

Beauty Pie is an equal opportunity employer. The company will not unlawfully discriminate on grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability or age, pregnancy or trade union membership.

Please let us know, if you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the application and/or recruitment process.