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Procurement Officer

At a glance

This role reports to the UK Procurement Manager within the TOPS (Technology, Operations and Property Services) division of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., UK Branch (Including ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance N.V.UK Branch) and ABN AMRO Clearing Bank N.V., London Branch. 


The mission of the TOPS department is to manage the technological, operational and property services of the Company, in particular ABN AMRO Bank., UK Branch, in collaboration with the local business and support units. 
 

Your job

Working in the UK Procurement team, providing essential administrative, procurement, asset and stakeholder management within ABN AMRO Bank UK Group (AAB UK). This role will be a focused effort on the implementation and rollout of the local Procurement Policy and Process and will involve the following:


Change activities to include

  • Assist in the expansion of the UK Procurement Function to include ABF UK
  • Implementation, rollout and embedment of local Procurement Policy and Processes to additional business line
  • Assist in the development of approach to contract management and governance.


BAU activities to include

  • Contract management of suppliers and services.
  • Support business and functional areas in their purchasing activities.
  • Engage & work closely with existing suppliers.
  • As required, provide contract management advice and guidance to business and functional areas to ensure best value for money, quality, and contractual compliance.

Your working environment

ABN AMRO is an enterprising bank with a primary focus on Northwest Europe. We serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. We are also present internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.


At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.


Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.


We concentrate on our three strategic pillars:


•    Support our clients’ transition to sustainability
•    Reinvent the customer experience
•    Build a future-proof bank

 

Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It’s only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO’s culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.


ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:


•    Corporate and Institutional Banking which includes Corporate Banking, Clearing, Global Markets - Sales & Trading and Financial Institutions 
•    Commercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services

 

Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 people in the UK.
 

Your profile

  • Educated to degree level and/or qualified by experience
  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
  • Intermediate level training in the Ariba contract management system.
  • Procurement / contract management experience.
  • Good understanding of corporate governance.
  • Experience of sourcing and managing indirect supplies and services. 
  • Working knowledge of contract management principles - KPIs, service levels, governance, etc.
  • Good IT skills as you will be using the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, particularly Excel
  • Reporting and analysis experience
  • Great attention to detail

What we offer

Joining ABN AMRO means working on meaningful projects. Projects that have an impact on our clients. Working with a wide range of people with different backgrounds, opinions and ideas. In the UK, in the Netherlands or elsewhere in our international network. We offer an environment where you will be challenged on a daily basis - professionally as well as on a personal level - so that you can grow to become the professional you want to be.


We have identified that the following types of flexible working may be suitable for this role in principle. 

 

Any requests will be determined in line with our Flexible Working Policy:


Type of Flexible Working    Likely to be suitable
Job Sharing                           No
Remote Working                   Yes
Part time                                No
Flexitime                                Yes
Unpaid leave                         No
Staggered hours                    Yes
Other                                     No

Interested?

Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.


For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner, UKrecruitment@uk.abnamro.com, +44 203 192 9342.
 

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Location: 

London, N/A, GB

Job Posting Date:  16-Nov-2021
Requisition ID:  60250

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