FNZ

Supplier & Procurement Manager

UK-Edinburgh
ID
2017-2442
# of Openings
1
Department
Group Commercial (GCM)
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

The Objective of the Commercial Organisation is to identify and implement new commercial opportunities in both existing and future business, increasing revenue, reducing costs and maximising profitability for the organisation.

 

  • Proactive Value Add in all commercial matters/outcomes.
  • Work differently, better, smarter – drive effective commercial change which is appropriately governed and controlled.
  • Drive consistent and aligned commercial, legal and sales operating processes and procedures globally – safeguard FNZ assets.
  • Mitigate risks and drive informed commercial business decisions.
  • Continuously improve quality of service.
  • Drives down costs in 3rd party spend.

Specific Responsibilities

 

  • Work collaboratively as part of the Commercial Organisation with adequate knowledge and experience of legal and regulatory requirements in the financial services sector, with a general understanding of the Company’s commercial objectives;
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  • Working collaboratively with Information Security, Risk & Compliance to harmonise the approach to vendor management and ongoing client and regulator assurances;
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  • Assist with the develop of strategic relationships, globally, that deliver commercial and contractual value and mitigate risk;
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  • Review and analyse key global trends and monitor any potential operational impact in relation to supplier risk (RAG & risk probability, applying a proportionate review frequency to each);
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  • Deliver benefits such as service quality improvements through ongoing review of supplier contracts;
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  • Working directly with Infrastructure and service delivery, coordinating functional areas on their operational expectations, collating feedback, reviewing support logs, etc.
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  • New supplier selection and integration into the organisation in harmony with organisational strategy and departmental objectives;
  • Managing supplier governance/performance management regime against SLA/KPI’s
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  • Collaboratively drive commercial and procedural improvement across the business;
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  • Develop reference materials for each functional area;
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  • Consult with client managers when new client requirements arise in order to prepare for upcoming audits of the supply base;
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  • Escalation contact in supplier agreements, acting in negotiations and disputes, etc. Act as a point of contact for auditors and other client-initiated requests;

Experience Required

  • Knowledge of risk & assurance matters in a financial services environment (FCA/SYSC 8).
  • Previous experience in client-facing roles.
  • Previous experience in supplier management/procurement, especially across FS/Infrastructure supply base.
  • FNZ are a global business so knowledge of other regulatory requirements (such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore/MAS) would be advantageous

About FNZ

FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

 

We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.

 

We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.

 

Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 

 

FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.

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