AIG Life UK - Procurement and Supplier Management Consultant
20h ago

Functional Area :

CS - Corporate ServicesEstimated Travel Percentage (%) : Up to 25%Relocation Provided : NoAIG Life Limited

Job Highlights

Reporting to : Assistant General Counsel

  • To design, embed and manage the strategy, framework and methodology to ensure high performance and value from new and existing suppliers, by implementing procurement strategies, maintaining key business contracts and developing supplier relationships.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Design, manage and embed a supplier management framework (including outsourcing) for all existing and new suppliers.
  • Lead the negotiation and execution of new and existing contracts working closely with the legal team and functional heads to ensure optimum commercial value and appropriate risk management.
  • Oversee implementation of executed contracts and service agreements ensuring their compliance with agreed service, performance, quality and delivery levels.
  • Act as a focal point for supplier management communications, training and retention of supplier management collateral.
  • Identify and implement cost improvement plans for key supplier agreements and new contracts.
  • Undertake assurance exercises on key suppliers to ensure contractual obligations are being met and provide reports to senior management.
  • Proactively manage commercial and contractual risk with third party suppliers.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor the contract management database.
  • Ensure relevant policies and procedures are fit for purpose and up to date.
  • Liaison with and relationship management of AIG personnel as required,
  • Principal Skills

  • Proven effectiveness working with contracts and procurement including tenders
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence with senior stakeholders
  • Able to build good working relationships with all levels of the business through effective stakeholder management, whilst also having the ability to challenge and influence,
  • Strong interpersonal and effective communications skills, both verbally and in writing, exhibiting good questioning and listening skills,
  • Must be able to work independently, and use own initiative to follow through on areas of responsibility to protect the firm and customer outcomes,
  • Strong ability to maintain an independent view where necessary,
  • A demonstrable can-do’ attitude with the ability to pro-actively manage workload and prioritise tasks to ensure service standards are met,
  • Demonstrate personal commitment, acting with integrity displaying an open and trustworthy attitude.
  • Respected and trusted by others
  • Technical Skills and Expertise

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a procurement and / or contract management role
  • Practical knowledge of contract law
  • Practical knowledge of procurement best practice
  • Experience of working within the financial services industry
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Microsoft Office, including excel and access.
  • It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

    At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability.

    Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

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