Interim IRB Procurement Business Partner

£60000 - £65000 per annum
05 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
James Weaver
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim IRB Procurement Business Partner
6 Months FTC £65,000 + Bonus + 10% Pension + Additional Benefits (day rate also considered)

Would you like to join a FTSE 250 banking organisation to influence and business critical project? Are you an influential IT procurement professional, au-fait with delivering key presentations to senior executive?

Procurement People have been engaged to identify and attract a high calibre IT Procurement expert to partner an IRB implementation project in this exciting banking organisation. You will knowledge of complex systems and platforms, exposure to licencing and software agreement , knowledge of architecture and infrastructure and ideally have experience engaging professional services firms.

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Work within an agile project environment to optimise the value added through interactions with third parties, effectively manage balance between fast paced project timeline and prudent, professional procurement activity.
• Own the development and execution of the buying strategy within the project.
• Build short term tactical and medium/long term strategic understanding of needs of the IRB project.
• Establish effective stakeholder relationships, working collaboratively to deliver value and mitigate risk to become trusted strategic partner.
• Build a pipeline of sourcing projects within focus business areas, working closely with business owners to create compliant, fast and effective strategies.
• Execute sourcing strategies using best practice methodologies, including e-sourcing platform, working with business and finance to identify, measure and track value added.
• Work within the Third Party Management framework at all times to ensure prudent and practical management of risk whilst always striving to meet the needs of business stakeholders.
• Continue to develop knowledge of relevant markets, supply and demand dynamics, supplier roadmaps and innovative solutions. Bring such knowledge to bare in business interactions to add strategic value.
• Commit to ethos of continuous improvement, always seeking feedback (both structured and anecdotal) to identify opportunities to enhance TPM framework, working practices and develop individual skillset.
• Be an ambassador for the Third Party Management function, utilising every opportunity to communicate the value add available through early engagement and open dialogue.

You must have:
• Excellent stakeholder management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proven previous IT procurement skillset
• Extensive professional procurement experience ideally within blue chip environment
• Proven business relationship management capabilities
• Strong analytical skills
• Previous experience working within financial services / risk environment
• Takes ownership of remit and works with initiative to drive TPM agenda with minimal day to day management
• Ability to strike balance between working within a risk framework and needing to deliver to the practical demands of the business
• MCIPS Accreditation or equivalent

For more information contact James Weaver at Procurement People.

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