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Country Sourcing Manager - Supply Chain Management

The Category Manager, SCM, is responsible for coordinating the day to day Supply Chain Management functions, with the purpose of:

Management of Procurement that relates to Property, Technology and Corporate ServicesNegotiation with Agents/Vendors etc to ensure that the Commercial terms of all Property contract agreements bank wide have adequately covered the Bank's interest and are in line with Group procurement policy.Vendor Identification, pre-qualification and rationalization in conjunction with the stakeholders.

To support the business in establishing reasonable timelines for delivery and providing in-depth analysis of the real estate market and opportunities that the bank can take advantage of.Own and implement the tendering process as and when required.Key Roles and Responsibilities

Commercial and contractual negotiations.

Developing and nurturing good relationships with vendors.Manage potential service level and legal issues arising from vendor relationships in conjunction with the stakeholder and legal department, respectively.

Facilitate regular interface/ correspondence with vendors to promote a mutually beneficial relationshipDesign and provide necessary reports.

To prepare the operational risk reports as required.Ownership, Management and delivery of Purchasing Requests-(which meet the threshold for SCM involvement) thereby achieving ordering efficiency and simplicity in countryPrompt response to escalations provided as required.

To support the business in establishing reasonable consumption levels, querying abnormal patterns to ensure costs are managed properly.

Track Performance of agreed purchase and repairs & Maintenance contractsTracking and monitoring of performance standards of all vendorsMarket survey and intelligenceTo undertake value add audits for all service providersArrange all procurement of relevant PROPERTY related fixed assets.

Developing strategy to meet the bank channels targets.Any other task assigned by the Country Head, Supply Chain Management

Money Laundering
Ensure alertness 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'.

Operational Risk Management
Continuously maintain robust controls and monitor actions taken.

Concise identification of risk including analysis of the possible root causes and provide proposal to resolve risk.

Controls & Governance
Provide reliable, consistent assistance to UORM in developing and updating of procedures, controls and monitoring plans for operational risk management.

Data Conversion & Reporting
Proactively detect and report non compliance and control weaknesses inherent in the selected samples.

Quality Management
Maintain data integrity when conducting risk assessments

Qualifications And Skills
Extensive experience in sourcing, operations and supply chain best practicesStrategic context with ability to work collaboratively within the Team and the Bank in formulating strategies involving sourcing and suppliers to deliver business value

Ability to operate in complex multi-organisation, multi-country and multi-cultural environmentsStakeholder management capability that provides strong collaboration with business and functional leaders.

Excellent communicator, understands company culture and how best to communicate SCM value.In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices

Possesses skill to leverage interpersonal abilities to influence others and skilfully build credibility with stakeholdersFamiliarity with relevant regulatory requirementsChange management skills and self awareness to adopt varying approaches for different stakeholder dynamics.

Mental tenacity and analytical mind having the ability to take on tough and complex challenges, yet remain calm and professional under pressure.Diversity and Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. 

We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. 

By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.