Sourcing Manager

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Sourcing Manager
Manchester

As a Barclays Sourcing Manager, you will be supporting end to end global procurement strategy delivery of a range of indirect procurement categories. You will be accountable not only for utilizing complex business processes in all Barclays supplier transactions, including all risk/regulatory/compliance requirements but also will have a chance to be helping with the building and delivery of a Procurement strategy across portfolio or Region/Sub-Region.

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

•Helping with the management of a global portfolio of spend of by executing comprehensive global sourcing strategies
• Building relationships with a network of Barclays global stakeholders in order to understand business requirements
• Identifying opportunities to create value and to position Procurement’s value proposition
• Delivering global benefits identified in strategies through effective strategy execution, aligned to risk management, compliance, quality, service, cost and innovation
• Engaging stakeholders and other relevant functions in the sourcing strategy delivery and execution
• Building relationships with key suppliers and supporting processes to ensure value is driven from these relationships

What we’re looking for:

•    Significant years of indirect category management experience
•    Demonstrated ability to forge close business relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•    Skilled negotiator adept at leading negotiations with both external and internal stakeholders
•    Good knowledge of market drivers effecting category with excellent commitment to keeping abreast of trends

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Category procurement experience across multiple indirect categories
• Academic degree or equivalent course or experience in Business/Supply Chain or related field

Where will you be working?

In the centre of Spinningfields, Hardman Street is right in the centre of the best of Manchester’s professional business network. A multi divisional space with Corporate, Wealth, Premier and Digital colleagues, the offices include a client suite for meetings for up to 100 people, but are equally intimate for smaller meetings. Set in the heart of the cities gyms , bars, restaurants and shopping, Barclays offices are a real benefit to its 300 staff and an attractive venue for clients.

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