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The role will support the Category Efficiency Lead in driving through the transformation programme through the leadership of key Strategic & Alliance suppliers. The role will be responsible for translating the Procurement Strategy into operational excellence through governance and oversight of major supplier relationships across Santander. The role helps ensure that quality, compliance, and cost-effectiveness of the work delivered by our suppliers meets Santander expectations.
The difference you'll make.
Executing a supplier management model which supports the transformation to an industry leading Procurement function
Managing the interaction between respective suppliers and internal program delivery leaders to provide adequate visibility of interdependent initiatives and programmes
Reporting performance of selected vendors to ensure delivery in line with contractual obligations and the defined performance metrics
Supporting a programme of overhauling all Supplier Contracts applying 'golden principles' which are both favourable and sustainable to San UK for new, retender and current contracts
Identifying and supporting the reengineering of end to end customer processes that include our 3rd party supplier base
What you'll bring.
Experience of managing material supplier relationships in a highly regulated environment such as financial services or equivalent, whilst managing supplier risk and compliance
Evidenced experience of driving significant commercial value from supplier relationships along with outstanding stakeholder management and communication skills
It would also be nice for you to have.
Experience of managing suppliers in the operations category, particularly Customer Communications (Paper and Digital)
Track record of introducing innovation by matching supplier services to business needs
Excellent financial analysis skills
Financial services industry experience
What else you need to know.
This is a full time role that will be based at either Milton Keynes or Bradford and will follow a Hybrid approach. You will need to attend the office or meet suppliers 2 days a week.
How we'll reward you.
As well as a salary, we offer a wide range of benefits that you can choose from and tailor to your needs.
Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus
Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
£6,000 car allowance per year
Company funded individual private medical insurance
Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments
Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
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A bit more about Santander
At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.
At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.
What to do next:-
If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.