AVP Sourcing Manager

Employer
Barclays
Location
Rusholme, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Sep 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Procurement operates the global sourcing, purchasing, supplier and spend management for Barclays within COO and is responsible for working in partnership with Business Units and suppliers to deliver innovative solutions for Barclays, balancing costs against service levels and risks, enabling Barclays to achieve its ambition of becoming the bank of choice. This includes responsibility for leveraging group wide spend to best effect, delivering effective global spend management across central teams, setting the framework for Procurement and Third Party risk management, ownership for the procurement systems and processes which support and control buying activity and delivering firm-wide Accounts Payable & expense payments. What will you be doing?•The role holder will be part of a team comprised of Sourcing Managers at Analyst to VP level responsible for the delivery of deals primarily for Group Technology with third parties.•Work with the Team Leaders, Category Management Practice strategy teams, Supplier Managers and key Business Users to agree strategy that will optimise supplier costs whilst enabling the business to maintain appropriate service levels and minimise risk.•Lead commercial negotiations with relevant suppliers to ensure Barclays receive best value for money and associated cost savings.•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.•Engage with key business owners aligned to our policies and control areas to ensure mitigation of business risks.•Ensure that robust ongoing SLA's are in place with our suppliers and that contracts are successfully handed over to supplier managers within Barclays and Management of key high value projects through internal governance and controls to completion.•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 Barclays business units globally and must possess relevant interpersonal skills.•Executing all projects in accordance with policy and evidenced by management assurance testing results.•Maintaining all data and documentation as required with high degree of accuracy as evidenced by data quality tool reporting.What we're looking for:• Proven experience of leading sourcing projects within Technology• Ability to lead Simple/Medium complexity RFPs• Demonstrate capability to multitask and prioritise workload• Stakeholder management• Excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbalSkills that will help you in the role:• CIPS• Degree• Experience working within Financial ServicesWhere will you be working?Our Digital office is based in the heart of Spinningfields: we're close by to shops, restaurants, bars; as well as having good transport links to towns and cities across the North West.Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. Our ValuesEverything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.Our DiversityWe aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.Our BenefitsOur customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.Date live:
Jul. 15, 2020Location: ManchesterReference Code: 90264128Business Area: COO & FunctionsArea of Expertise: OperationsContract: Permanent
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