Sourcing Manager

Recruiter
Aston Carter
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
1236635381
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What will you be doing?

The role holder will focus primarily on executing deals in Global Technology Infrastructure Services where there they will support deal mainly within the Datacentre and Hosting category.

Provide strong category knowledge and sourcing support to manage commercial negotiations with third parties, liaise with key business users across the bank to ensure favourable commercial terms which mitigate business risk. Category aligned sourcing support is provided globally, across all the bank's businesses and geographies.
Support Team Leaders and Category Managers with the management of key stakeholders and execute deals according to policy and agreed timelines.
Ensure end to end sourcing cycle visibility, creating line of sight on demand, cost, service and risk.
Work closely with the Category leads to support the development of a strategy to address the execution of each type of deal activity in a lean and the most optimal way for the firm.
Provide support to junior members of the sourcing team. Develop issue and manage RFIs and RFPs as appropriate to find the best sourcing solution that meets business and commercial requirements.
Liaise with legal for the negotiation of large agreements to ensure favourable contractual terms and to mitigate key risks.
There is a genuine global dimension to the remit as well as substantial autonomy and responsibility. The jobholder will be interacting at senior level both internally and externally across the banks business units globally and must possess relevant interpersonal skills.

What We're Looking For

Experience of Strategic Sourcing within Technology (including experience working on Datacentre & Hosting related projects)
Understanding of Hosting category area and suppliers.
The successful candidate should have a detailed knowledge of appropriate commercial models and approaches/techniques necessary to achieve best in class deals across the category. They should have a proven ability to conduct engagement/communication with suppliers and spend categories.
The successful candidate should have good contract negotiation skills, the relevant Financial Services and or regulated environment experience, strong networking and stakeholder management skills.

Where will you be working?

Manchester - the offices are located at the heart of the city at Spinningfields. There are good public transport links to the office.Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at .

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