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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


VP Technology Sourcing (Datacentre and Hosting) - 90181918
Primary Location:UK-GB-London-London
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:5 Apr 2018 - Ongoing
Job Title: VP Technology Sourcing (Datacentre and Hosting), Manchester or London
Location: Manchester or London
About Procurement
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.
Your Role
The role holder will be  a Senior member of the Technology Sourcing team focusing primarily on executing deals in Infrastructure (Datacentre and Hosting).
This group are one of six key technology subcategories directly responsible for managing commercial deals in excess of £2.3bn annually and are required to work collaboratively and strategically with the internal teams sitting within Procurement and Legal and SME functions, and with External Suppliers, to deliver a consistently high quality product and service.
Support the Pod Lead in working closely with the Category leads to identify transactional activity in the category teams and to develop a strategy to address the execution of each type of activity in a lean and the most optimal way for the firm. Execution of each of these strategy work streams would be conducted in partnership with the category Leads and change teams.
The role holder will be a Senior VP member of the infrastructure sourcing team responsible for delivery of deals primarily for Datacentre and Hosting with third parties.
Manage end to end Sourcing events including RFX, commercial negotiations with relevant Vendors and partner as appropriate with the legal support teams to ensure consistent and favourable commercial terms which always mitigate business risk for Barclays
Accountable for ensuring that all relevant Sourcing documentation is input to the deal management and contract Systems to be in compliance with business and internal SSMP policy requirements
Build and maintain a strong operational and strategic network with the category leads to report, measure and improve on deal execution capability.
Delivered to end Sourcing activity from requirements scoping, sourcing strategy development, eRFX, Negotiations.  
Supporting the Pod Lead working intimately with the Category Leads (Director level) and their direct reports as well as stakeholders up to MD, senior executive level who are key users/owners of the spend category.
Essential Skills
Extensive experience Strategic Sourcing within Technology with extensive experience working on datacentre & hosting related projects
Experience working within multi business unit, global organisations
Experience personally managing £0.5bn spend base responsibility
Experience working within a regulated environment
Desirable Skills
Supply chain/value chain design
MBA/Post-Grad degree
Experience working within Financial Services
About Us
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Your Application
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Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.  We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex,

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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