Procurement Manager

Castle Trust Capital Plc
Basingstoke, UK
04 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Castle Trust is an investment firm providing specialist lending services with a simple mission: to help customers achieve their financial goals. We understand that our actions affect the real economy whether it is:
  • providing competitive options for people's savings;
  • helping to alleviate the UK's housing crisis by financing the building of new homes;
  • providing homeowners and landlords with specialist solutions to match their individual financial needs; or
  • working with retailers and their customers to provide finance that enables both businesses to thrive and people to access valued goods and services.

Due to growth we are seeking a a procurement professional to run the to day management of Castle Trust's procurement and outsourcing governance model ensuring that suppliers are monitored at the correct level, actions tracked, and issues identified and managed. This role will involve the review of existing controls to effectively manage suppliers, and make recommendations for improvements.

The success candidate will oversee all supplier relationships, however this role will have a strong focus on IT systems and processes initially, supporting ExCo members with supplier selection.

We're looking for:
  • A proven track record in this field (procurement, supplier, vendor, outsourcing management) having delivered previously in a similar role. Financial Services experience is a bonus, experience in a "Regulated" environment is a must
  • Communicate and influence stakeholders to gain commitment to associated initiatives and tasks
  • Skills in influencing others to assess and monitor supplier risk and follow supplier risk management policy
  • Proven Excel spreadsheets & data analysis skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proven solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Autonomous with ability to use own initiative
  • Driven with Strong attention to detail
  • Highly numerate
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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