Supplier Manager - Projects

  • Department: Procurement
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Published: 04/05/2021
  • Apply by: 18/05/2021

You’ll bring the energy. We’ll provide the channel.

Tesco Bank is here to offer a new approach to banking, building on the foundations of service and dedication that have made Tesco a truly great British brand – and a success worldwide. Bringing that success to the financial industry means bringing the finest talent to our senior and specialist roles, creating a backbone of excellence for our business – and offering professionals like you the chance to make a wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in a business that’s breathing new life into the industry.

In the role Supplier Manager - Projects you provide guidance, direction and tools to support key stakeholders (including Procurement, Supplier Managers & SMEs) throughout the business to deliver operational excellence in all aspects of supplier management: risk & compliance, contract & performance and relationship and value.

In the role you are accountable for:

Leading and delivering supplier management strategic and transformational initiatives using project management disciplines to ensure key milestones are managed and delivered in line with Tesco Bank policy.

Leading activities to ensure the Procurement & Supplier Management Framework is compliant with all regulatory requirements, customer outcomes and risk appetite changes.

Use horizon scanning and internal and external networking to identify key insights and trends with which to shape future Supplier Management thinking, strategy and ways of working.

Provide coaching, communications and support to ensure the supplier management community have appropriate knowledge & skills as required.

Embedding the Procurement & Supplier Management Framework into the supplier management community through delivery of the appropriate tools, templates and defined ways of working.

Gaining support and sponsorship from senior management.

Ensure key stakeholders are aware, engaged and supported with the requirements of supplier management including attending and contributing to team meetings to promote best practice and address issues.

Experience required:

Deep understanding of the Procurement & Supplier Management Policy and Framework.

Experience in a senior role within a supplier management environment in a large, regulated or controlled environment.

Managing and influencing senior stakeholders.

Working knowledge of contract management.

Knowledge of FCA/PRA regulations relating to outsourcing and supplier activity.

Risk, Conduct and Compliance Management.

Experience of balancing priorities in a fast paced, consistently changing environment to meet tight deadlines.

Wherever your talent lies, you’ll find challenge and reward in equal measure. Above all else, you’ll find fewer boundaries and fewer obstacles to building a career defined by achievement. We’re here to go the extra mile for our customers – and we’ll do the same for you. For us, it’s simple. As long as you have the drive to succeed, we have the opportunity to go further. Visit our website and find the role that’s right for you.

Supplier Manager - Projects


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