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Procurement Delivery Manager

Ref: R-00098678
Edinburgh, United Kingdom | Full Time | Permanent | Business Strategy & Delivery
Posted 5 days ago. Closing date for applications: 27/01/2020

Join us as a Procurement Delivery Manager 

  • We're looking for a motivated and organised procurement professional to give us a competitive advantage and improve our customer experience
  • You’ll be supporting, developing and delivering innovative supply chain solutions that align with our cost and risk appetite expectations
  • This is an opportunity to achieve excellent exposure in a highly visible role and to make a real impact with your work 

What you'll do

In this key role, you'll join a team supporting Customer Benefits & Insurance products for Personal Banking customers, including suppliers who provide loyalty and added value current account propositions. The suppliers you'll be managing will range from large FCA regulated insurance companies to smaller, more agile organisations in travel, concierge services or loyalty markets.

You’ll be developing and implementing joined-up, global supply chain strategies and solutions that incorporate the full contract lifecycle across multiple spend categories, geographies, and business areas.

You’ll also be:

  • Sourcing, negotiating and managing the services of suppliers
  • Delivering proactive plans and prioritising all available resource to ensure efficient delivery and management of the supply base in line with our objectives
  • Undertaking contract and financial signing authority in line with published delegated levels of authority and regional variations
  • Developing and leading strong networks across the supply market and other external organisations, including competitors, and developing deep insights and analysis
  • Executing the stakeholder management strategy and be recognised for delivering an excellent supply chain service to those stakeholders
  • Developing and building a deep understanding of the franchises, functions and business areas relevant to the successful supply chain strategy, and designing and delivering solutions that meet and challenge their requirements

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll need commodity and supply chain market knowledge, across a variety of supply chain categories with a demonstrable track record of success in implementation. You’ll be educated to a degree level or equivalent, and you’ll have experience of leading strategic and business critical supplier relationships and contracts to deliver sustainable improvements.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of contract law and legal knowledge relevant to supply chain
  • Experience of applying supply chain skills and techniques to positively disrupt business strategy and outcomes
  • A proven track record in taking ownership for resolving issues within supply chain services and across the organisation
  • Experience of implementing a variety of supply chain models, such as offshore, outsourcing, utility and make versus buy
  • Experience in cost, financial management and Agile ways of working

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.