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Head of Supplier Management & Outsourced Partnerships

Head of Supplier Management & Outsourced Partnerships

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    Risk and Compliance, Procurement

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  • Salary:

    £10000 - £130000 per annum

  • Contact:

    George Purkiss

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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1st-Executive are mandated with a Tier 1 asset management organisation, currently searching for a Head of Supplier Management & Outsourced Partnerships, to manage material outsourcing.

You will be responsible to lead and drive forward all complex, transformation type activities involving strategic or material suppliers, such as negotiating and contracting for new BPO deals or renewals of existing deals to support the business divisions across the business to optimise cost base, operating models and deliver innovation by building partnerships with external suppliers,


  • Accountable for the strategy and day-to-day performance of the Commercial Partnerships and Programmes team
  • Build of strong business partnerships with internal business units (our customers) to deliver early and meaningful engagement our function in order that better commercial outcomes can be obtained and demonstrating our value-add
  • Deliver Commercial Programmes, including identifying potential for innovation or cost reduction using market insight and analysis of internal data, delivering significant and measurable costs savings and identifying future client/customer needs, working with business to ratify proposals and negotiating and contracting with third parties to deliver benefits to the business
  • Building strong working relationships with key support functions associated with third party supply chain e.g. Legal, Supply Chain Security, Operational Resilience, Third Party Risk Team, Data Privacy and Financial Crime
  • Accountable for ensuring the work of the Complex Commercial team is aligned to strategic direction, set by the CEO and Executive Leaders, including a focus on ESG
  • Addresses complex problems with significant impacts or where reputation or relationships are at risk
  • Accountable for allocating resources optimally across the Commercial Partnerships and Programmes team, in line with strategy, taking a long term view and creating or disbanding teams to address market changes and shifting demands
  • Deputy for the Commercial Director