Senior Supplier Relationship Manager
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- Company Info
Working here is about being there for our customers; we’re available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it’s also about you –how you develop and what you can achieve. We’ll help your talent thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.
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From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms – our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
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Provide senior leadership within Group IT Commercial (GITC) for the successful delivery of IT Services group wide, specifically IT Supplier Relationship and Software Asset Management (SAM).
Support the evolution and communication of the GITC Supplier Relationship and Software Asset Management proposition to derive maximum commercial value for Legal & General.
To manage the activities of the IT SRM and SAM team in a manner that is consistent with the company’s policies and procedures including the Partnership Agreement, to maximise performance of the area.
Support the development, direction and embedding of the Group Supplier Management strategy and policies to continuously maximise commercial value for Legal & General.
Provide commercial leadership and embed best commercial practices across the group, ensuring that value is continuously maximised from existing and new supplier relationships.
- Skills Required
Proven leadership experience (desirable)
Strong commercial experience gained from a supplier/vendor management, category management, or business development background
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to senior management stakeholders
CIPS or CIMA or ITIL or equivalent qualifications (desirable)
Educated to degree level (desirable)
Experience of financial planning management and forecasting
Experience of working within a specialist team delivering against demanding individual and team performance targets
Demonstrate success in a pressured commercial environment
Commercial and contractual management experience
Financial Services or a Technology background
Understanding of commercial purchasing and outsourcing processes
Understanding of contract law and drafting
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, as well as a 12% car allowance scheme, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
For further information about the role, please contact Lynn Morriss, UK Resourcing Lead, at firstname.lastname@example.org