Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria (Country Sourcing Manager)

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Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria - We attract talented individuals. Not only can they give you the benefit of their experience, they also reveal a closer, more personal look at the wide range of global opportunities we offer. At the core of the Group's people strategy is our focus on employee engagement. Engagement is a key driver of productivity and performance, which creates the foundation of our performance culture.


Job Title: Country Sourcing Manager

Descriptions

  • Management of Key Vendor relationships for Technology
  • To support the business through engagement and review of all sourcing need relating to the above category in-country.
  • Responsible for support and management of influenceable spend relating to the Technology category
  • To support the business in establishing reasonable consumption pattern, demand management, spend management, querying of abnormal patterns to ensure costs are managed properly under related category
  • Support the sourcing strategy for Nigeria in alignment with regional and group technology strategy.
  • Promotion and leveraging of good vendor relationships for the Bank's benefit.
  • Promotion of supply best practice techniques, policy and procedure and professionalism.
  • Identification and mitigation of Sourcing and Vendor risks for projects and business as usual in line with Group policy.
  • Negotiation with suppliers to ensure that the Commercial terms of all contract agreements bank wide have adequately covered the Bank's interest and are in line with Group policy.
  • To ensure the bank gets value for money for all contracts and sourcing agreements by undertaking price/market survey, value for money audits quarterly and intelligence
  • Support the tracking and monitoring of performance standards of all vendors with the business according to required service quality from vendors.

Responsibilities
Strategy:

  • Understands and executes on the country's business requirements within consistent global standards
  • Define and implement supply chain strategies for technology/property category in the region, whilst ensuring appropriate alignment to global strategies.
  • Contributes to the strategy and overall achievement of functional objectives as a member of the SCM Nigerian team.
  • Drive and ensure the use of eprocurement in country and monthly review of the BFS reporting relating to Technology sourcing
  • Ensure effective use of the GS radar as a tool monitoring initiatives, GS influence, upfront compliance and GOI hotspot, closing out all necessary action as required.

Business:

  • Overall ownership for all supply chain related activities for the technology/property category in country
  • Accountability for achieving sourcing targets for the technology/property in country.
  • Support the development and implementation of initiatives to further the objectives of SCM in country.
  • Establish and maintains effective relationships with technology/property stakeholders and SCM global category managers

Processes:

  • Adhere to all SCM processes and procedures.
  • Utilise the available SCM related tools to ensure compliance and spend control.
  • Work collaboratively with SCM operations team (including Hub) to ensure effective and efficient service delivery for the country.

Risk Management:

  • Oversight of all technology/property initiatives undertaken in country to ensure that they are executed in accordance with SCB's various risk management policies and guidelines.
  • Support and execute necessary actions and deliverables to meet existing and new regulatory requirements that relate to the bank's supplier base.
  • Support country risk reviews for SCM and implement corrective actions as required.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a second class degree from a reputable university
  • Professional Memberships: CIPS or similar desirable
  • Experience in sourcing, operations and supply chain best practices as an individual contributor.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task with tight lead times
  • Strong commercial knowledge with an ability to think strategically
  • In depth understanding of technology/property categories with particular emphasis on the services sub categories (i.e. property related services etc.), particularly as they pertain to the banking industry.
  • Good leadership skills to support  sourcing category managers.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the team and the Bank in formulating strategies involving sourcing and suppliers to deliver business value
  • Ability to operate in a complex multi-organisation, multi-country and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to influence others and skilfully build credibility with stakeholders
  • Change management skills and self awareness to adopt varying approaches for different stakeholder dynamics.
  • Mental tenacity and analytical mind having the ability to take on tough and complex challenges yet remain calm and professional under pressure.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulatory requirements a plus.

Job Location: Victoria Island

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to apply
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