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Supplier Relationship Manager
Up to £75,000 - £80,000
28 May 2021
We are hiring a Supplier Relationship Manager to provide leadership within Group Technology Commercial, overseeing the successful delivery of IT Services group wide, specifically IT Supplier Relationships.
In addition to managing the activities of the critical Tier 1 IT relationships in a manner that is consistent with the company’s policies and procedures, you will also support the development, direction and embedding of the Group Supplier Management strategy and policies to continuously maximise commercial value for Legal & General.
Developing, supporting, promoting and embedding the Legal & General IT Supplier Management strategy and policies that continuously reflects industry best practice ensuring that Legal & General’s evolving strategic requirements are met
Ensuring contract establishment and fulfilment for in-scope suppliers are pro-actively managed and governed within a best practice commercial governance framework that minimises risks and maximises benefits for Legal & General.
Potential line management responsibility to be included in the future
Ensuring group-wide business stakeholders receive timely, appropriate and meaningful communications and MI regarding all 3rd party interests, including all in-scope engagements. Delivery of information to be managed through all media available to the team.
Defining, developing and delivering, processes and systems to ensure a consistent and good level of service that means internal customers’ expectations are managed and met, is consistent with what we have communicated and is aligned to L&G’s Customer Experience and Treating Customers Fairly policy.
Acting as a role model within team in terms of behaviours and act in a manner that is consistent with the company’s policies, procedures and behaviours, to maximise performance of GITC.
Leading and implementing programmes of change deemed appropriate to embed revisions to terms which will lead to successful supplier and L&G performance and ensure compliance with software licence terms and entitlements.
- Extensive proven commercial experience gained from a supplier/vendor management, category management, or business development background
- Exposure and a clear understanding of the Cloud landscape
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to senior management stakeholders
Experience of working within a specialist team delivering against demanding individual and team performance targets
Understanding of commercial purchasing and outsourcing processes
Experience of financial planning management and forecasting
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.
As a company, to be one of the world's largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature. And we're a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term - for everyone. To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we're committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it. So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.
About the business area
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.
Our commitment to Equal Opportunities
We’re 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.
Does this opportunity excite you but you’re not 100% sure if you meet all the requirements for the role? Or are you concerned that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t possible given your personal circumstances? We’re aware that candidates, especially women, can be put off from applying for a job unless they tick every box, or candidates who are parents or have other caring responsibilities may not think they can achieve the flexibility they need. If this is you, we’re keen to connect; and whilst we can’t accommodate every flexible working request, we’ll try to find a practical solution. So why not apply?
How to find out more
If you’d like more information about this opportunity please contact Khalifa Mustapha at Khalifa.Mustapha@lgim.com (LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khalifa-mustapha-81579a68/). Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our careers website will be considered.