Beaumont Select

Trading Platforms Purchasing Manager, Investment Banks

21 Feb 2019
21 Mar 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a Global Financial Services client, is currently looking to recruit an experienced Purchasing Manager into their team…

The Trading Platforms Purchasing Manager will work in the Global Procurement team based in London.  This is an exciting opportunity for a commercially and numerically strong professional, to work on a global basis.  The role will be focused on complex brokerage or platform contracts negotiation, some IT orientated services, as well as opportunities to optimize other types of transactional cost (exchange fees, custody, clearing).  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for contributing to the optimization of the cost base, by delivering savings while respecting sustainable development, for targeted areas

  • Defining with the Global Head of Brokerage/CPO the strategic approach for the categories of expense which have been delegated

  • Review market developments and trends, and identify cost opportunities resulting from new Brokerage/Transactional service offerings and/or market shifts

  • Influence and manage internal stakeholder relationships (typically, front office business managers, traders, and back office contacts)

  • Applying suitable methodology as defined by policy/procedures taking charge of negotiations with Brokers and other 3rd party service providers

  • Overseeing management of contracts/databases advising the business of upcoming renewals, and procurement strategic proposals

  • Coordinate the community / stakeholder relationships (typically, front office business managers, traders, and back office contacts) to review the evolution of the category under management

Skills & Experience:

  • Financial Services / Markets experience / some knowledge of fixed income, equities and commodities products

  • Commercial or Procurement background including negotiation and/or buying skills

  • Preference for knowledge of contract law

  • Degree / Post-graduate qualified

  • English (French language an advantage)

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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