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Procurement Tech Execution Manager

Northampton, United Kingdom

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Sourcing/Procurement

Reference Code: 90385157

Contract: Permanent

Procurement Tech Execution Manager
Northampton, Knutsford, Glasgow 

As a Barclays Procurement Tech Execution Manager, you will be responsible for driving the process design and optimization of in scope platforms in line with the procurement strategy and accompanying digital technology roadmap. In this role, you will operate the global sourcing, purchasing, supplier and spend management within Barclays, and be responsible for working in partnership with business units and suppliers to deliver innovative solutions. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. 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.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


What will you be doing?

•    Driving the process design and optimisation of the platform in line with the function and domain strategies 
•    Maintaining integrity of strategy / vision of the platform, ensuring change remains aligned to the intended purpose of the tool 
•    Ensuring the continued alignment of Procurement Digital and product specific road map 
•    Raising awareness of forthcoming capabilities prior to and at release 
•    Supporting leadership and stakeholders to define the measures of success 
•    Challenging the business and data designs, ensuring they are of the necessary completeness and quality to move forward


What we’re looking for:

•    Experienced in Systems or Project Lead, with practical understanding of delivering new technology 
•    Ability to quickly assimilate new demand and be able to lead assessment against impact to strategy 
•    An SME proficient in challenging existing methods of working at a senior level 

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Degree qualified in relevant discipline or relevant business experience 
•    Understanding of the full end to end Procurement supply chain processes, technologies and architecture 
•    Ability to thrive in highly complex operating environment 

Where will you be working?

Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. This state-of-the art energy efficient building holds up to 2,500 staff. The office location is perfect for travel from the midlands and London alike as we are based just off the A45, it is easily accessible by both car and bus routes. 

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.

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.


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More about working at Barclays

Barclays offices across the UK are designed to be places where our people can come together to do their best work, surrounded by excellent facilities for both work and leisure. These are warm, diverse, supportive communities in some of the UK’s best locations, where everyone can thrive.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

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Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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