Sourcing Manager (10-12 mth Contract)
Manchester, United Kingdom
3d ago

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for key process activities across the sourcing team ensuring adherence to all control, risk and governance processes.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Barclays procurement structure, policies and procedures, and ensure Management Assurance results with high degree of compliance, and all project documentation is kept current with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Maintain currency and compliance in all required policy, tools and systems training.
  • The role holder will be required to build and maintain a strong operational and strategic network with the Sourcing colleagues to improve sourcing processes and capability.
  • The role holder will be able to work under pressure and multi-task to support a number of concurrent deals with multiple sourcing managers, stakeholders, contract managers and suppliers
  • Work with the Team Leaders, Category Management 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.
  • Executing all projects in accordance with policy and evidenced by management assurance testing results.
  • What we’re looking for :

  • Strategic sourcing experience in Marketing category and also within one other sourcing category.
  • Academic degree or equivalent
  • Understand various commercial value drivers with a good knowledge of best procurement industry practices.
  • Negotiating supplier contract terms and conditions.
  • Strong networking and senior stakeholder management skills.
  • Skills that will help you in the role :

  • Additional sourcing experience within another category : eg HR / Professional Services.
  • CIPS or CPM / CPSM
  • Where 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 / who-we-are / for more details.

    Our Values

    Everything 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 Diversity

    We 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 Benefits

    Our 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.

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