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Senior Procurement Manager

Posted 14 days ago

  • Bristol, South West England
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 2 months ago
Triodos Bank is an award-winning organisation and one of Europe’s leading sustainable banks, whose mission is to make money work for positive social, environmental, and cultural change. We offer a wide range of banking services for people who want to use their money consciously – from current accounts through to investments and savings. We only finance companies, organisations and projects that benefit people and the environment.Our mission is -To help create a society that promotes people’s quality of life and that has human dignity at its core.To enable individuals, institutions, and businesses to use money more consciously in ways that benefit people and the environment and promote sustainable development.To offer our customers sustainable financial products and high-quality serviceWe’re a certified B Corporation, meaning that we are part of a community of businesses driving the shift to a new kind of economy, that is better for workers, better for communities and better for the environment.The Opportunity:We are delighted to be recruiting for a Senior Procurement Manager to join us at our Bristol Head Office. This is a full-time permanent role and offers the benefits of a flexible hybrid working. Typically, this would require 1-2 days in our Bristol office per week with a choice of working from home on the other days (following an initial induction period).The Senior Procurement Manager is responsible for setting the strategy for Procurement and Vendor Management within TBUK encompassing Procurement, Contract Management, Supplier Performance Management, Supplier Relationship Management and Procurement best practice.You will be responsible for the development, review, implementation and continuous improvement of relevant policies, training materials, procedures and processes, aligning with and influencing the Group Procurement function where appropriate.You will lead the Procurement team who provide consultancy, mentoring and training to other co-workers in the Procurement community (e.g., Contract Managers, Contract Owners, Project Managers) and also provides suitable challenge to the business so that all activities achieve the level of service, savings and support required from Triodos Bank UK’s 3rd parties whilst meeting Triodos requirements for sustainability and fulfilling regulatory expectations from outsourced suppliers.The Senior Procurement Manager is designated as a Certified Function within the Senior Managers and Certification Regime under the category “Significant Management” because the role as a direct report of a Senior Manager Function role in the UK has a high level of responsibility and autonomy of action within the authority delegated to it, which has the potential to cause “significant harm” to the firm or its customers.What we are looking for:To be successful in this role you’ll have extensive relevant experience working in the field of in procurement, vendor management, purchasing, contracting and defining procurement strategy and forward roadmaps.You will be experienced in building and leading high-performing teams, driving functional maturity, and transforming ways of working within the procurement function.You will be all to communicate effectively at all levels and will possess excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills combined with the ability to communicate complex issues and ideas in simple terms.Membership of CIPS and/or evidence of equivalent qualifications and knowledge of UK banking regulator policies and guidance in the field would be an advantage for this role.Triodos Bank is proud of its culture, ethos, and ability to make a positive change in society. It is important that candidates evidence a strong commitment to Triodos Bank’s core values of sustainability and transparency, as well as the personal qualities to live these values.What we offerIn return for your hard work and expertise, you will receive a Full-time equivalent salary of between £65,000 -£73,000 depending on experience, plus access to our extensive benefits package, where most of our benefits are non-contributory.Our benefits include:Non-contributory pension scheme from your first day of 8% in year 1 and 10% from year 2 onwardsLife Assurance (worth 4 times basic pay)Income Protection - 75% of basic pay after 13 weeks sick and following six months service.Private Medical Insurance with optional enhanced or HCP family coverageA Health Cash PlanVitality Leave – After each 5 years of service, you will be able to take a sabbatical of up to 3 months.27 days (Full Time Equivalent) annual plus bank holidays per annum increasing to 30 days after 2 years’ service.A buy and sell holiday scheme of up to 5 days (Full Time Equivalent) to maximum of 35 days.5 days fully paid carers leave.A wellbeing allowance of £200 a yearCycle to work scheme.Refer a Friend scheme.We are committed to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented and neurodiverse backgrounds. We value that receiving applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds is key in supporting our inclusive organisation to grow. We don’t want to miss out on candidates who feel they don’t exactly match the job description requirements, so if this is a role that sounds interesting to you, and you feel you could add value to the role please do apply. You could be exactly what we need!Triodos reserve the right to close the vacancy once sufficient applications are received, so please do apply asap if this opportunity is of interest to you.