Job description

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

Procurement Manager (4502)

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:

This Third Party Manager role promises to be challenging, varied and strategic, and involved in all categories of spend across the different division of the Group.

This role will be responsible for all aspects of third party arrangements ensuring the Groups' regulatory experience, combined with a strong and well managed portfolio of preferred outsourced relationships and suppliers.

A confident generalist with excellent relationship building and negotiation skills that thrives in a fast environment is the type of person that will succeed. Someone that has passion and pride in what they do. 

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

Working with the different teams to shape requirements and engage best of breed suppliers

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

Influencing across the Bank up to and including the leadership team

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
  • Currently working in Financial Services and used to banking processes, systems, technology and operations
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills, with the gravitas to negotiate credibly with suppliers
  • Be results driven with a track record of achievement, while adaptable in the face of adversity with an entrepreneurial spirit

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

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance