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Commercial Manager

Knutsford, England

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Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Jul. 27, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90293070

Job description

Commercial Manager 
Knutsford, Cheshire


As a Barclays Commercial Manager, you will be providing a Support Service across Enterprise Technology within Global Technical Infrastructure Services (GTIS) sharing responsibility in managing maintenance renewals, software and hardware purchases. You will play a key role in working collaboratively with Senior Product Stakeholders to secure the contractural requirements. You’ll also manage the ongoing operational activities associated with specific contracts such as Inventory & Licence Management.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
•    Being responsible for ensuring effective governance of Coupa/ Process Unity of Third Party Contracts 
•    Maintaining Contract Management and supporting licence True Up discussions 
•    Supporting Finance in the recoveries of Opex Costs for new net software/ hardware/ services
•    Supporting Line Managers with the approval of SOM requests for Third Party Resources
•    Managing the ongoing operational activities associated with specific contracts such as Inventory & Licence Management and approving invoices for payment against PO’s raised
•    Working with Finance to recover all net new deployed licences, agreeing R3 Unit Tariffs for Products/ Services 

What we’re looking for:
•    Proven experience of working within an organisation managing IT contracts and finance processes to formulate strategies for contract renewals
•    Excellent knowledge of computer application skills, especially in MS Excel (will be trained with other in house tools) and competent working with and interpreting large amounts of data
•    Experience of building & maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders through good communication skills, both written & verbal
•    Ability to work unsupervised and self - directing 

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Experience in Software Licence Management – understanding different Software Licence Metrics technologies including Cloud usage
•    Knowledge of Contract and Supplier Management of IT Vendors
•    Previous experience in Finance Management


Where will you be working?
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

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What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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