Interim IRB Procurement Business Partner

Recruiter
Procurement People
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Interim IRB Procurement Business Partner
London
6 Months FTC £65,000 + Bonus + 10% Pension + Additional Benefits (day rate also considered)

Would you like to join a FTSE 250 banking organisation to influence and business critical project? Are you an influential IT procurement professional, au-fait with delivering key presentations to senior executive?

Procurement People have been engaged to identify and attract a high calibre IT Procurement expert to partner an IRB implementation project in this exciting banking organisation. You will knowledge of complex systems and platforms, exposure to licencing and software agreement , knowledge of architecture and infrastructure and ideally have experience engaging professional services firms.

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Work within an agile project environment to optimise the value added through interactions with third parties, effectively manage balance between fast paced project timeline and prudent, professional procurement activity.
• Own the development and execution of the buying strategy within the project.
• Build short term tactical and medium/long term strategic understanding of needs of the IRB project.
• Establish effective stakeholder relationships, working collaboratively to deliver value and mitigate risk to become trusted strategic partner.
• Build a pipeline of sourcing projects within focus business areas, working closely with business owners to create compliant, fast and effective strategies.
• Execute sourcing strategies using best practice methodologies, including e-sourcing platform, working with business and finance to identify, measure and track value added.
• Work within the Third Party Management framework at all times to ensure prudent and practical management of risk whilst always striving to meet the needs of business stakeholders.
• Continue to develop knowledge of relevant markets, supply and demand dynamics, supplier roadmaps and innovative solutions. Bring such knowledge to bare in business interactions to add strategic value.
• Commit to ethos of continuous improvement, always seeking feedback (both structured and anecdotal) to identify opportunities to enhance TPM framework, working practices and develop individual skillset.
• Be an ambassador for the Third Party Management function, utilising every opportunity to communicate the value add available through early engagement and open dialogue.

You must have:
• Excellent stakeholder management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proven previous IT procurement skillset
• Extensive professional procurement experience ideally within blue chip environment
• Proven business relationship management capabilities
• Strong analytical skills
• Previous experience working within financial services / risk environment
• Takes ownership of remit and works with initiative to drive TPM agenda with minimal day to day management
• Ability to strike balance between working within a risk framework and needing to deliver to the practical demands of the business
• MCIPS Accreditation or equivalent

For more information contact James Weaver at Procurement People.

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