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Senior Manager, IT Commercial Management

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 7th May
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £64640 - £80800
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers, so we have a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper. We're investing £3bn into our People, Platforms and Data to become the best bank for customers and rapidly transforming into a leading UK FinTech.
It's the role of our Chief Information Office (CIO) to provide the backbone / infrastructure upon which this bank operates.
In this role you'll be the accountable lead of the Colleague Digital Workplace Technology function's expenditure within the agreed Enterprise Technology Services directorate's multi million pound budget.
Overarching accountability for all contract renewals and head count management within the Colleague Digital Workplace Technology expenditure. Ensuring internal areas and external suppliers are engaged with excellence so that time critical contract renewals and submission into the Group's cost governance are delivered with quality at all times.
Want to know more?
The role will drive the identification and monitoring of cost reduction initiatives and savings opportunities in conjunction with the Colleague Digital Workplace Technology service engineering platforms, including the definition and drive of any longer-term cost optimisation strategies.
You'll ensure internal business partners (e.g. Finance and Sourcing) and third party suppliers are fully engaged to provide lasting cooperation in the overall financial performance indicators for the directorate.
Additionally, you'll;

Lead the budget planning cycle for Colleague Digital Workplace function, feeding into the Enterprise Technology Service budget planning cycle.

Manage delivery for a substantial IT operational department by leading others.

Take ownership to ensure supplier service improvement initiatives are produced, proactively management and delivered.

Be accountable for all aspects of resource management for the function, working with product owners within the area to ensure resource is optimal in line with budgets and change cost recovery targets.

Make a significant input on short-term or long-term business performance by recommending authoritative financial and IT solutions from a complex workload.

Monitor and manage a wide range of activities within the function ensuring financial and risk compliance with regulatory requirements is met. Liaises with all internal functions while supporting the development and implementation of the organisation's strategic technology direction.

Make sure that a portfolio of major suppliers are delivering required levels of service to fulfil the organisation's overall supplier management strategy.

What about you?
You'll have an excellent understanding of Colleague / End User Computing products and services within the Enterprise coupled with experience in managing multiple vendors and suppliers in this technology sphere. Experience of large scale sourcing/RFP and multi million pound budget planning.
Additionally you'll have deep and strong knowledge of cost management tools and processes in respect to presenting, qualifying and leading financial performance.
You'll also have enduring communications skills (presentation, written and oral) that evidence the ability to manage conflict, negotiate ideas and problems with multiple stakeholders as well as the ability to absorb complex data at pace for outcomes.
What would you get in return?
You'd get a benefits package that includes;

A performance related bonus
Generous pension contribution
30 days leave plus bank holidays
A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits
Private health cover
Wider corporate benefits and perks

We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.
As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.
We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.
Together we make it possible.