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Supplier Manager/Business Partner

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65000 - £84000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role will support the Category Lead in driving the Procurement/SRM transformation through the leading on key strategic suppliers
  • The successful individual will be leading on the translation of the Procurement strategy into operational excellence through governance and oversight of major, Tier 1 supplier relationships across the bank
  • The role helps ensure that quality, compliance, and cost-effectiveness of the work delivered by suppliers meets the banks expectations
  • Executing SRM in a manner that supports the Procurement transformation
  • Dirving proper process and behaviours across the business with supplier management
  • Educating the business and stakeholders at all levels on the impact changes can make, any risks and issues and how these can be mitigated through best in class supplier management
  • Identifying, assessing, managing, and reporting risks, taking proactive accountability for compliance with regulatory requirements and the banks frameworks and policies
  • Managing change programmes to increase simplicity and business buy in to supplier management process and systems
  • Driving continuous improvement activity with key suppliers

Key Skills:

  • Experience Managing Tier 1 Suppliers across areas within IT such as Software, Outsourcing/IT Services, Networks/Telecoms
  • Knowledge of IT Contract Management best practice and an ability to drive continuous improvement activity with suppliers
  • Knowledge of Software Asset Management would be beneficial
  • Track record of introducing innovation to one or more of the Software, Outsourcing/IT Services, Networks/Telecoms areas
  • A track record of strong supplier relationship management - able to influence supplier relationships to achieve maximum value/performance
  • Able to influence internal relationships and stakeholders as well as external
  • Resilient individual with a proactive approach
  • Spanish or other language skills is beneficial