This job is no longer available.
You can view related vacancies or set-up an email alert notification when similar jobs are added to the website using the buttons below.

IT Supplier Relationship Manager

Unknown******

IT Supplier Relationship Manager (SRM)- Insurance (South London / Kent based)

Job Summary:

Our client, a leading brand within insurance, is seeking a dynamic, driven and hands-on Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) professional to sit within a growing and fast-paced operations function.

Reporting into Director level and working in conjunction with IT & Operations, the successful Supplier Relationship Manager will primarily be responsible for the management of the commercial and contractual relationships with allocated key suppliers, throughout the lifecycle of the agreement. To manage contract performance and identify and deliver additional value into the firm's supply chain through interaction with business stakeholders.

Tasks and Key Responsibilities

  • Manage key supplier contracts, ensuring all business changes are supported by external vendors through account development and management.
  • Clear alignment and reporting against the operations policy and framework.
  • Ensure support and compliance with all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Support the SRM strategy and objectives across the firm to meet the business objectives within the most appropriate time, quality and cost parameters. Implement and promote rigorous governance throughout supplier relationships. Own relevant interfaces across the organisation.
  • Identify opportunities to drive value and improve the performance of the existing and potential supply base, seeking ways to drive innovation in processes, reduce costs, reduce risks, improve performance and stimulate competition between qualified suppliers.
  • To manage the governance of key supplier relationships ensuring that commercial obligations are adhered to.
  • Engage with suppliers and partners, ensure that suppliers are monitored and managed consistent with the terms set out in contracts, and notify management where there are discrepancies.
  • Maintain and build business relationships with suppliers to ensure that delivery schedules are achieved

Essential Skills & Abilities

Contract Management

  • Understanding contract law sufficiently to be able to identify risks, gaps and opportunities and to be able to ensure supplier delivery to the required quality
  • A demonstrable knowledge of techniques to deliver continuous cost savings and add value to business units

Supplier Management

  • Understanding the supply including the role of suppliers, their importance and their impact. Also knowledge the regulatory obligations relating to the supply chain
  • A knowledge of tools and techniques to evaluate the balance of power between the firm and its suppliers, the impact of this balance/imbalance and how to use it or change it to the firm's advantage
  • Understanding of contract negotiation and contract/supplier management best practise
  • Understanding of supplier governance and its implementation for different agreements/services

Business and IT Strategy

  • Understanding of the broad economic, legislative and regulatory (particularly FCA and GDPR) contexts within which the firm operates and their influence on the management of operations and solutions delivery

IT SRM, IT Supplier Relationship Manager, IT Contracts Manager, IT Supplier Manager, SRM, Vendor Manager, Technology, IT&T, supply chain, contracts specialists, financial services, insurance, CIPS, London, City of London, South London, Kent

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

MORE JOBS LIKE THIS
MORE JOBS LIKE THIS
  • Internal Auditor
    £45000 - £65000 per annum

    They are looking for an Auditor to join their team as, at present, it is outsourced to the Big 4. This is a stand alone role, which has excellent progression and exposure to senior stakeholders in the UK and China as well as exposure to different areas of the business. The candidate should have strong Internal Audit experience as well as being fluent in Mandarin as there will be lots of communicating with the Head Office.


    The Internal audit Function provides internal audit for the London branch fulfilling the third line of defence and review of the branches business operations. This role will grow into a SMF role in 2 years’ time.


    Responsibility

    • Carry out risk based audits across the business and other projects as assigned by senior management, to provide assurance that material risks faced by the bank are being adequately managed;
    • Execute and help to develop the London branch Internal audit plan;
    • Support the continual development of the internal audit methodology;
    • Audit various business areas of the bank in line with strategic instructions;
    • Assess, identify and report any issues of weakness within control and devise remediating solutions for any issues found;
    • Work alongside internal departments to analyse issues and formulate resolutions
    • Ensure our internal audit process and reports are aligned with local regulations and Head Office’s requirements;
    • Other Ad hoc duties as required


    Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher;
    • Minimum 2 years internal audit / internal audit experience gained within banking environment, ideally within international branch;
    • Exposure to wholesale and corporate banking activities;
    • Good report writing and communication skills;
    • Demonstrable good understand of audit and up-to-date technical knowledge;


    The Successful Applicant
    The successful candidate for this role will have the following exposure:

    • CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIA qualified preferred, or working towards these qualifications;
    • Working experience in top auditing firm viewed favourably but not essential;
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to analyse and solve problems.
    • Able to work independently, as well as part of a team
    • Results and detail focussed.
    • Ability to multitask.
    • Willing to do international travel to our other offices when required, though not frequent

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

  • Front End Developer with Java - Investment Management
    £600 - £650 per day

    Job Title: Java Developer

    Job Type: Contract

    Day Rate: £600 - £650

    Contract Length: 12 Months

    Start Date: ASAP

    Location: The City

    Skills Needed:

    My Client a Wealth Management firm based in The City are now looking for an exceptional and bright front end developer with java experiance to join their development team. The succesful candidate will have a major part on a global programme working with senior business leaders and therefore will need to have excellent communication skills.

    The succesful candidate will be working in an Agile environment and should be able to support building a new team and be ready to start delivering a largely greenfield solution.

    Essential:

    - Javascript/Html/CSS

    - Java

    - Understanding of Devops

    - Knowledge of AWS

    - Excellent communication skills

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

  • Senior Reward Analyst
    £40000 - £45000 per annum

    My leading global organisation are looking to recruit a Senior Rewards Anlayst to design and implement innovative solutions to professionalise the current compensation and benefits offering.


    This person will:

    • Act as a centre of excellence on reward and benefits approaches
    • Carry out total compensation and benefits benchmarking, drawing out key comparisons and market data that is then fed back to the wider HR team
    • Manage all benefits programmes (Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance etc) whilst ensuring these are maintained and continually improved upon

    Candidates must have:

    • A clear understanding of the commercial drivers of the business and how HR can play a key role in the success of the organisation through reward and recognition
    • Good level of expertise in benefits provision – pension, tax, etc.
    • Successfully managed benefits programmes elsewhere
    • Experience of partnering senior managers and the HR team to produce long term strategies around reward and recognition
    • A good knowledge of reward systems

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.