Job description

  • Location:
    Liverpool, London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Third Party Management & Business Insights
  • Division:
    Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Head of Third Party Management (4503)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Description of role and key responsibilities:

Reporting to and working alongside the team Head, the Head of Third Party Management role promises to be challenging, varied and strategic as we continue to shape the outsourcing, procurement and vendor management areas of the group. This will be a hands of leadership role with a team of 5, and will be involved in all categories of spend across the different division of the Group.

This role own the arrangements between Investec and all relevant outsourced suppliers (inter-group and third parties) ensuring that processes and services delivered are focused to achieve good client and commercial outcomes.

By collaborating closely and leading internal relationships, the role will be critical to ensure that we:

  •        Ensuring that the Group is compliant with all applicable regulations
  •        Managing the Third-Party Management Framework and underlying processes

Providing advice and support regarding the Third Party Management regulatory landscape, and process support to all areas of the business.

Core skills and knowledge:

  • To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory)
  • Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory)
  • Ability to have deliver procurement strategic thought / vision
  • Procuring across multiple categories including IT, Digital, Operations, Services, Facilities and HR
  • Running agile but disciplined commercial processes
  • Recognising that a one size fits all approach isn't always the best way to get results
  • Leading commercial assessment and contracting of deals
  • Detailed understanding of current regulations related to, and awareness of proposed changes with UK Regulatory bodies
  • Knowledge of the Operational Resilience environment
  • Experience in managing cross functional teams and working groups towards defined deliverables to regulatory deadlines

 Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role:

  • Naturally you will have some experience of procurement across multiple categories
  • You'll be passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and convenience for customers and going that extra mile
  • Prepared to stick at something
  • Used to managing complex projects, often with challenging stakeholders
  • Be results driven with a track record of achievement, while adaptable in the face of adversity with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Conscientious, committed and resilient
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, highly organised with the ability to work under pressure to ensure that set deadlines are met
  • Diplomatic, tactful with strong influencing skills at all levels of the organisation
  • Naturally pro-active and driven to make a positive contribution
  • Excellent relationship building skills with all levels

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30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Lindsay Russell

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