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Manager, Supply Chain Management & Assurance

Lloyds Banking Group
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Closing date
16 Mar 2024

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End Date
Friday 15 March 2024

Salary Range
£57,546 - £63,940

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Agile Working Options
Hybrid Working, Job Share

Job Description Summary
At Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), we have a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper and to become the best Financial Services provider for our customers. Through our brands, our Group has a relationship with just about every household and community in the UK. We underpin the lives of millions of individuals and businesses, and play a key role in helping to build a growing UK economy.

The Group works extensively with suppliers who are essential to its delivery of innovative, resilient and sustainable customer solutions.

The Supply Chain Management and Assurance Centre of Excellence (CoE) team plays a pivotal role in developing the strategy, framework, and processes for how over 3000 third party suppliers are managed across the Group. We are part of Group Sourcing and Supplier Management (GS&SM) who collaborate across the Group to assist with making informed decisions on the goods and services that the Group acquires.

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Manager, Supply Chain Management & Assurance

LOCATIONS: Edinburgh Sighthill North, Halifax Trinity Road, Bristol Harbourside and Birmingham Brindley Place
SALARY: £57,500 - £63,900

HOURS: Full-time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at one of our office sites.

About this opportunity
The purpose of this role is to minimise risk and maximise value to the Group, through the development of supplier management tools, strategies and frameworks; empowering supplier managers across the Group to become leaders in the industry through centre led training and development programmes.

As Manager, Supply Chain Management & Assurance you'll:
  • Play a key role in co-ordinating and supporting the Business to implement stressed exit plans for their most critical supplier relationships.
  • Drive the development of the Group’s Supplier Management Framework, identifying opportunities to streamline and evolve existing practises to maximise compliance across the Group
  • Work collaboratively with Policy Owners and Risk SME’s to ensure that all supplier management processes align to relevant regulations and the Groups risk management methodology
  • Develop and maintain robust supplier management reporting that will enable supplier managers to track and report on Framework compliance
  • Implement effective Supplier Management governance across the Group e.g. producing packs/minutes or deputising for the CoE Senior Manager at Supplier Management Governance Committee, as required.
  • Drive supplier management capability across the Group through a centre led Accelerated Development Programme (ADP). Proactively seek out further training and development opportunities to support supplier managers in becoming industry leading.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and effective ways of working both within the immediate team and across the supplier management community
  • Maintain an up to date awareness of relevant regulatory and statutory information and market practices to support the COE Senior Manager in evolving the CoE future strategies and roadmaps.

What you'll need

  • Dynamic individual with a passion for learning
  • Completer/finisher with a successful track record of delivery
  • Effective communicator and collaborator, capable of working effectively alongside a variety of colleagues from different parts of the Group as part of a cross-functional team
  • Individual with a keen attention to detail, whilst also capable of acting pragmatically when require
  • Ability to present information in a logical manner
  • Comfortable facing off at a Senior/Executive level

  • Practical experience of developing and implementing stressed and non-stressed supplier exit plans
  • Familiar with all relevant outsourcing and third party risk management regulations (e.g. SYSC8 and PRA SS2/21)
  • Practical experience of leading or being involved in the management of supplier relationships

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative. And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:
  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance
  • Share schemes including free shares
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

If this sounds like the ideal role for you please apply today!

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks. We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.


We’re creating an organisation that attracts, retains and develops the best talent in the industry, and one that openly embraces diversity too. But more than that – we want to be a great place to work. We invest in our people, offering the best training and coaching, and by encouraging them to contribute to our leading corporate and social responsibility practices. We offer flexible working hours and days, under our Work Options scheme. This means that you can have a challenging and rewarding career, and still have an ideal work/life balance.

Flexible working is at the heart of our strategy. We’re re-imagining where, when, and how our people work, with new approaches designed to meet the ever-changing needs of customers and colleagues. These include increasing our use of remote-working tools and technology, as well as placing less reliance on a 9-to-5 mindset. For many of our office-based colleagues, we work in hybrid ways which involves spending at least two days per week or 40% of their time at one of our office sites.

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