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Senior IT Sourcing Manager

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 28th July
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £59,600 - £74,500
Type: Permanent

At Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), our vision is to be the best bank for our customers. By putting customers first, keeping banking simple and making a difference together, we're helping Britain prosper.

We're constantly evolving our business and IT platform teams around our ambition to drive sustainable growth. All motivated by our next chapter and what we can achieve together.

In Group Sourcing and Supplier Management (GS&SM), we play a pivotal role in delivering this vision, through closely working with our business partners and supplier network to deliver value at pace and scale.

It's an extraordinary time of change and transformation within the Group and GS&SM teams are at the heart of that change. This is a career defining opportunity to be part of the team.

As a senior sourcing manager, you'll lead delivery of sourcing category strategies and projects and aligned supplier management activities. You'll create strong collaborative partnerships with senior customers to influence business priorities and understand future trends and requirements. You'll lead on all activities in line with all relevant Group policies and within Group risk appetite.

Together we'll make it possible!

Here's what you'd be doing:

  • Operating as a member of the Sourcing senior leadership team (SLT) reporting directly to the Head of IT Sourcing with a team of experienced technology sourcing professionals, contributing to the ongoing development of the SLT's vision and purpose, supporting the continued advancement of the function

  • Supporting our group colleagues with their commercial needs through the delivery of great sourcing strategies to meet their technology goals

  • An inspiring leader, providing coaching, mentoring and support to your team to help them achieve their objectives and to develop as individuals

  • Developing and nurturing critical relationships with key partners, driving commercial thinking by challenging what we have always done in order to deliver greater commercial value for the organisation

  • Maintaining and effective and up to date understanding of the technology supply market, looking after critical supplier relationships to seek early access to new and innovative product developments, allowing you to build and deliver to support the Group's technology transformation

  • Being results orientated, commercially minded technology sourcing leader who is able to demonstrate a track record of success in fast paced, dynamic business environments; with evidence of enabling cloud transformation at scale in a dynamic sourcing environment, this will be the ideal opportunity for you to continue your personal and professional development

We'll be looking for the following skills/knowledge/experience:

  • Deep technology sourcing expertise with a specific depth of knowledge and experience of IT services, software and associated services

  • Experience in developing teams supporting sophisticated sourcing projects within dynamic environments

  • Ability to articulate, influence and translate strategic objectives from business clients into outstanding sourcing strategies, approaches and delivery

  • Success in development of relationships with critical IT partners and evidence of working as a trusted and valued business partner

  • An upbeat, resilient and adaptable style, with success in constantly evolving environments

  • Evidence in developing and leading a hard working team of buyers and sourcing managers, operating across multiple locations.....

As a leading employer we're passionate about diversity and equal opportunity with industry recognition across gender, ethnicity, disability, LGBTQ+ and families. And, being disability positive, reasonable adjustments can be accommodated in our Recruitment process.

We're committed 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.

You'll also receive a competitive salary, generous pension contribution, annual performance bonus, 30 days holiday and numerous other benefits!

So, if you have the skills we're seeking and you're looking for your next step, we'd love to hear from you...

Contact Name: Lloyds Banking Group
Reference: TJ/6158/077562_1659019734
Job ID: 3123564

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