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Temporary Sourcing Manager

Industry SectorFinance, Banking & Insurance, Services
Salary£600 to £675 per day
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted02 March 2018

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Senior Sourcing Temp worker required for leading financial services org in London.

Your new company
Our client a leading Global Financial Institution is currently seeking an experience Sourcing Manager for a 6 month contract to join the team. This is an excellent job and you will be required to provide strong category knowledge and sourcing support for Hosting Infrastructure and associated software, hardware, services and facilities. You will be required to manage commercial negotiations with third parties. Liaise with key business to ensure favourable commercial terms which mitigate business risk.

Your new role
Your duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Working with the Team Leaders, Category Management Practice strategy teams, Supplier Managers and key Business Users to agree strategy that will optimise supplier costs whilst enabling the business to maintain appropriate service levels and minimise risk.
  • Leading commercial and contractual negotiations with relevant suppliers to ensure the company receives best value for money and associated cost savings.
  • Providing support to junior members of the sourcing team.
  • Managing RFIs and RFPs as appropriate to find the best sourcing solution that meets business and commercial requirements.
  • Liaising with legal for the negotiation of large agreements to ensure favourable contractual terms and to mitigate key risks.
  • Engaging with key business owners aligned to our policies and control areas to ensure mitigation of business risks.
  • Ensuring that robust ongoing SLA’s are in place with our suppliers and that contracts are successfully handed over to supplier managers
  • Managing key high value projects through internal governance and controls to completion.
  • Executing all projects in accordance with policy and evidenced by management assurance testing results.
  • Maintaining all data and documentation as required with high degree of accuracy as evidenced by data quality tool reporting

What you'll need to succeed
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate substantial sourcing experience for data-centre infrastructure ideally within a highly regulated industry or Financial Services Institution. In addition you will ideally have CIPS qualification, excellent stakeholder management skills and a background or knowledge of Hosting technologies.

What you'll get in return
In return you will gain the opportunity to work in a leading financial services organisation where you will manage and influence over multi-million pound contracts that are highly complex. This would be a great brand to get on your CV!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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