Sourcing Manager, Non-IT, EMEA, Vice President

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Nomura

  • Contact email:

    matthew.fellows@nomura.com

  • Job ref:

    1187732_1614789382

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    #

  • Consultant:

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Job Specification

Job Title: Non-IT Sourcing Manager, EMEA

Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: London
Status: Permanent

Overview
 
Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asian-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs over 27,000 staff worldwide. Nomura's unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through three business divisions: retail, asset management, and wholesale (global markets and investment banking).
For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com
 

Department Overview

 
Nomura's Strategic Sourcing team is responsible for aspects of supply and demand management across a range of IT and non-IT expense lines. This involves working in partnership with contract/project owners, senior internal client management and other support functions to (1) develop and execute Sourcing and demand driven expense initiatives that improve the value the firm derives from external spend, and (2) mitigate the risks associated with external vendor engagements.
 

Duties of the Role

 
The role has responsibility for Sourcing activities across various non-IT expense categories, but with a particular focus on:
 
  • Real Estate & Facilities (hard and soft services) - required
  • Business Travel - required
  • Professional services - desirable

Activities include:

  • Formal expense category planning and participation in a range of expense efficiency initiatives, new purchase projects and contract renewals
  • Significant interaction with internal clients and external vendors
  • Influencing adoption of appropriate sourcing activities for new initiatives and renewals
  • Leading RFPs, internal commercial discussions and external commercial/contractual negotiations
  • Working as part of cross-functional teams
  • Contributing to initiatives that develop the Sourcing function as a whole

Qualifications Requirements

  • Degree level qualification
  • CIPS desirable
  • Skill and Experience Requirements
  • Extensive strategic sourcing / procurement experience in a blue-chip environment, with a proven track record of managing the commercial elements of projects/deals with successful outcomes
  • Specific, recent experience of the spend categories listed and an understanding of the current trends within these areas
  • Is highly credible and able to influence external vendors and internal clients at a senior level
  • Excellent knowledge of the operational, commercial and legal aspects of contracts in the spend categories listed
  • Strong and experienced negotiator
  • Ability to work as part of a results orientated team with individual targets
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and direct the activities of cross-functional teams
  • Experience of eSourcing systems (e.g. Ariba)