Sourcing Manager VP
Barclays
Manchester, United Kingdom
4d ago

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.
  • What we’re looking for :

  • Proven experience of leading strategic sourcing projects within Technology
  • Ability to lead highly complex RFPs
  • Demonstrate capability to multitask and prioritise workload
  • Stakeholder management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal
  • Skills that will help you in the role :

  • Supply chain / value chain design
  • Degree
  • Experience working within Financial Services
  • 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 home.barclays / 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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