Contract Manager

The Curve Group
Reading, UK
05 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Contract Manager - Chief Operating Office - Reading

Who we are

An award-winning bank here to help Britain's go-getters.

More about us

In 2009, Aldermore set out to be the bank helping those with ideas, big and small, to realise their dreams and to seek and seize opportunity in their personal and professional lives. We call it banking for the bold. Today, we're an award-winning bank that has helped fund the growth of Britain's small businesses through a range of business finance solutions, specialist mortgages and savings accounts that provides our customers with the support they need to make things happen. Join us if you want to find yourself at the heart of a dynamic, growing organisation where our employees are empowered to grow their expertise and build their careers.

Job Purpose

A key member of the Business Controls Director team within Aldermore's COO function - the Contract Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and evolution of the Banks third party risk management framework. This role will have an overview of the de-centralised supplier management team, ensuring third party risk is mitigated with suppliers managed in a consistent and effective way which adheres to the relevant rules and regulations. This is s first line role reporting into the Governance and Controls Manager within the Chief Operating Office.

Key Accountabilities
  • Developing and driving the direction of the Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) strategy, including Framework and Policy in line with the regulatory guidelines
  • Mature the Banks TPRM process to create an efficient and effective process to be applied across the supplier portfolio in a consistent approach
  • Ensure the management of the suppliers follows the banks policies and process in an auditable way
  • Create a Supplier Relationship Owner community, providing both support/training to the SROs as well as challenge in the management and reporting of suppliers. Including the inductions and support material for new Supplier Relationship Owners
  • Maintain frequent engagement with Supplier Relationship Owners and other TPRM stakeholders to ensure a collaborative approach to TPRM

The Person
  • Proven experience directly managing third party suppliers
  • Experience in covering multiple product lines and functions, within Financial Service would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills with the proven ability to develop internal and external business relationships
  • Ability to build and manage complex relationships across a wide stakeholder community
  • Understanding of the complete supplier lifecycle from Sourcing to Managing to Termination

The Rewards

As you would expect, this opportunity offers a competitive basic salary and reward package, and you will benefit from our commitment to investing in your professional development.

We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by Aldermore will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee. PSL agencies should only send CVs if authorised to do so by HR.

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Aldermore is an equal opportunities employer

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