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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Sourcing Manager - 90223478
Primary Location:UK-Lancashire-Manchester
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:15 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title Sourcing Manager 
Location Manchester

Procurement operates the global sourcing, purchasing, supplier and spend management for Barclays within COO and is responsible for working in partnership with Business Units and suppliers to deliver innovative solutions for Barclays, balancing costs against service levels and risks, enabling Barclays to achieve its ambition of becoming the bank of choice.

What will you be doing?
The role sits within the Global Professional Services Sourcing team part of the HR, Marketing and Professional Services Sourcing Pod. This group are directly responsible for managing commercial deals in excess of £2bn annually and are required to work collaboratively and strategically with the internal teams sitting within Procurement, Legal and SME functions, including External Suppliers, to deliver a consistently high quality product, service and minimise risk to the firm. 
The role holder will be a sourcing manager within a team of sourcing managers with responsibility to shape and execute deals within the Sourcing domain with a prime focus in Professional Services.
Provide category knowledge and sourcing support to manage commercial negotiations with third parties, liaise with key business users across Barclays to ensure favourable commercial terms which mitigate business risk. 

What we’re looking for:
Strong networking and senior stakeholder management skills
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, able to present to senior management
They must understand various commercial value drivers with a good knowledge of best procurement industry practices.
Procurement experience ideally from HR, Legal, Audit, marketing industries

Skills that will help you in the role:
• CIPS or CPM/CPSM certification
• Strong commercial generalist across multiple sourcing category areas (Example Indirect/ Professional Services/HR/Marketing etc) 
• Sourcing experience within the following sub-categories would be beneficial: Management Consultancy, General Professional Services, Audit, Advisory, Legal Services , Employee Benefits, Recruitment Services, HR Consultancy, HR Operations, Contingent Labour, Training. Creative, Market Research, Marketing Print, Events, Sponsorship, Digital, Public Relations, Promotions, Media.

Where will you be working?
Manchester - Our Digital office is based in the heart of Spinningfields: we’re close by to shops, restaurants, bars; as well as having good transport links to towns and cities across the North West.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 

Our Values 
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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