HR Category Manager - Procurement
Role Purpose (overall high level summary of the role) The purpose of the role is to work within the HSBC Global Banking and Markets (GBM) Procurement team to assist with the development and deployment of the HR and Professional Services Category. Working across multiple global asset classes / business areas, the Category Manager is expected to proactively direct all aspects of the Procurement lifecycle through strategy, business engagement, tender, negotiation and contract management, ensuring the best interests of HSBC are served. The Category Manager is expected to have awareness of Vendor risk in the Category and how to mitigate commercially, contractually and operationally risks as well as the ability to produce Management Information reporting for internal stakeholders. Major Challenges (The challenges inherent in the role that require a continual test of the role holder's abilities) * Contractual terms and conditions drafting and negotiating * Commercial negotiation and market awareness * Stakeholder management both internally and externally, driving Procurement strategy and processes * Management of competitive tenders (RFI, RFQ, RFP) * Achieve annual savings as set in target for Category. * Management of Vendor Risk (via vendor due diligence and risk mitigation) * MI reports for internal stakeholders * Continually reviewing vendor relationships and market analysis to ensure be interests for HSBC Observation of Internal Controls (Compliance Policy / FIM requirements) The Category Manager will also adhere to and be able to demonstrate adherence to internal controls. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators. The Category Manager will adhere to all relevant processes/procedures and by liaise with Compliance department about new business initiatives at the earliest opportunity. Role Dimensions (e.g. balance sheet size, lending/expenditure limits, size/volume of transactions, budget) The key dimensions of the job are as follows: * Current category annual spend - circa 200m USD * Supplier numbers -circa 25PSL * Customer base- GBM globally and other areas of the HSBC Group Headcount reporting to this role Direct: 0 Indirect: 0 Total: 0 Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications (For the role - not the role holder. Minimum requirements of the role.) * � Experience in the procurement of Professional Services and/or HR and/or IT Categories. * � Investement Banking or Financial Services Procurement knowledge/experience (NOT essential). * � Excellent communication skills both verbal and written to enable effective communication at the most senior levels. * � Be an experienced and effective commercial and contractual negotiator at an advanced level. * � Be able to maintain working relationships with vendors and colleagues at all levels. * � Possess a strong understanding and working knowledge of the Procurement life cycle and commercial law. * � Possess excellent analytical skills and good IT (MS Office) skills. * � Possess strong business and commercial awaremeness. * � Expericne of using ARIBA Contracts workspace (NOT Essential). * � Ability to working in a fast paced environment to multiple deadlines and targets (savings). * � CIPS qualified (NOT essential). procurement, Professional Services and/or HR and/or IT Categories. To find out more about Huxley Associates please visit www.huxley.com
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