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Date live: Mar. 21, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Sourcing/Procurement

Reference Code: 90384882

Contract: Permanent

Supplier Manager
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Supplier Manager, you will act as the key contact point between Suppliers and internal stakeholders, building  relationships and ensuring compliance to all Policy and Regulatory requirements. This is an exciting opportunity to work post implementation of contracts with all suppliers and internal stakeholders across the bank 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.

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've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

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?

• Supporting Supplier Managers in delivering ‘best in class’ supplier management of one of the group’s strategic and / or operational 3rd party suppliers
• Providing effective management of ‘complex’ Supplier relationships on behalf of Barclays, by applying all elements of Sourcing and Supplier Management Policy
• Assisting and supporting the activity of root cause analysis of incidents, implementing remedial action as agreed with the Supplier Manager team lead
• Building an understanding of the specific cost, risk & service parameters which underpin the service and use knowledge of the service / supply to identify / deliver improvements
• Engaging with the delivery of small / medium variations to documentation and support the delivery of large change
• Providing an interface into the supplier in respect of required variations to services, ensuring necessary discipline / agreed change acceptance methodologies are deployed at all times

What we’re looking for:

• Dealing with services delivered through 3rd parties and / or operational experience
• Ability to analyse and interpret data, draw conclusions and make reasoned recommendations
• Financially aware; analytical, with an excellent attention to detail
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English; confident and articulate

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Industry / market knowledge of the sector
• Knowledge of Barclays business areas, key priorities & challenges
• Understanding of cost, risk & service parameters
• Preferably a degree calibre candidate with relevant qualifications

Where will you be working?

Our next-generation workplace in Whippany allows talented, passionate, down-to-earth colleagues to connect daily. With state-of-the-art work facilities and many added features like pool tables, cafés and a gym – it’s a place you can call home. Our office is minutes away from Morristown, known for its rich history and lively modern spirit. With bustling Manhattan easily accessible and a picturesque landscape here on the doorstep, Whippany really does offer the best of both worlds.


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