Country Sourcing Manager
Standard Chartered
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation.

This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base. The Role Responsibilities

Ensure that Vendor identification, selection and rationalization is conducted using the bank standard procurement process for vendor engagement and in line with Group procurement policy / process

  • Negotiating with suppliers and external vendors for competitive advantage for the bank
  • Developing and nurturing good relationships with vendors in line with the vendor engagement policy.
  • Manage potential service level and contractual issues arising from vendor relationships
  • Facilitate regular interface / correspondence with vendors to promote a mutually beneficial relationship and provide necessary reports in support of strategy of Global Sourcing
  • Mitigate and manage risk related to strategic sourcing by documentation KCSA reports and use of all ORMA toolkits to mitigate and track operational risk as required.
  • Drive and ensure the use of eprocurement in country and monthly review of the BFS reporting relating to Technology sourcing
  • Ensure effective use of the GS radar as a tool monitoring initiatives, GS influence, upfront compliance and GOI hotspot, closing out all necessary action as required.
  • Prompt response to escalation from stakeholder to ensure the right process / structure are in place and running smoothly
  • Management of Purchase Order MIS thereby ensuring that relevant non financial information can be provided as required.
  • Identifying, developing and maintaining good relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance to the group strategy of No PO No pay by ensuring that all purchase requests are channel through Procurement
  • Proactively communicate with the Business Unit Head and FORM on operational risk issues. Escalate significant events to Business Unit Head / FORM / Business Head as appropriate
  • Any other task assigned by the Head of global sourcing
  • Money Laundering
  • Ensure alert ness to the risk of money laundering and assist in the Bank's efforts in combating it by adhering to the key principles in relation to : ' identifying your customer, knowing your customer, reporting suspicions, safeguarding records and not disclosing suspicions to customers'.
  • Anti Bribery

  • Ensure alertness to the risk of anti bribery policy and assist in the Bank's efforts in combating it by adhering to the key principles in relation to vendor engagement.
  • Operational Risk

  • To prepare the operational risk reports for technology (KCSA, KRI, SORE, LSORE) as required
  • Our Ideal Candidate

  • University graduate with minimum 8 years working experience (working experience or professional qualification in purchasing and Supply Chain Management will be added advantage )
  • Strong administrative and scheduling skills
  • PC skills
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Technology procurement
  • Good Knowledge of the local market and tariff's
  • Apply
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