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Senior Manager - Sourcing & Contract Management

Last update 22.05.2024

Are you an experienced procurement professional with up to 5 years of experience dealing with direct and indirect tenders?

Can you create and execute a procurement strategy plan to aid procurement saving across the organisation?

If so, this may be the role for you!

Job Title: Procurement Lead

Level: Mid Senior role

Location:  Solihull – Hybrid

Hours: Full Time, Permanent


A bit about us: 

At BNP Paribas Personal Finance, we are part of a global bank and are proud to be a Top Employer UK, providing a great place to work in an open and inclusive environment.  

We are here to provide simple consumer finance solutions and we work with many well-known retailers and brands to help their customers responsibly finance their purchases. 

We care about making a positive impact on our colleagues, customers, partners, and the wider community. That’s why we live by our values of we're positive, we’re brave, and we own it. 

The Role:

The Procurement Lead with will manage both the Procurement and Contract Management Teams delivery whilst optimising performance.  You will provide direction and leadership to all direct reports whilst seeking opportunities to transform the delivery of the function. This will include all sourcing activity, on-boarding, local and central reporting and governance & Control.

You will ensure the balance between cost reduction, value engineering and risk management for BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK.

Key Responsibilities: 

Ownership of the Procurement & Supplier Management Committee delivery

Management of the annual sourcing activity program of activity including Central expense and savings reporting

Oversight all sourcing activities with PF UK team remit, whilst oversighting SSJ & Direct negotiation activities, with some major RFP contracts under individual remit

Ensure e2e policies, sourcing limits, procedures and control framework in place, regularly reviewed and optimised to support business strategic aims

Lead engagement with Central and UK Territory counterparts to ensure best practice and adherence to Group Norms

Management of the Essential and Sensitive Suppliers list, TPRM process, regulatory changes and associated governance

Skills & Qualification:

Educated to degree level (or with commensurate experience)

CIPs or MCIPs qualified

Leadership capabilities

Transformation Mindset

Results focused

Self-starter, able to work both independently or as part of a team to achieve a common goal

Able to prioritise and organise

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Could this be you? 

BNP Paribas Personal Finance believe it’s a positive attitude and passion to make things happen that matters most. 

What’s in it for you? 

As well as working for a Top Employer UK 2022 and being part of a team that changes customers’ lives, there are some excellent benefits too including - a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, plus life insurance and private medical insurance, not to mention the all-important 25 days holiday each year to enjoy.  There are also perks which give you fantastic discounts off eating out, cinema tickets, days out and much more.  There are also monthly awards with plenty of opportunities to win vouchers and prizes.  Learn more about what it means to be part of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance team here: BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK - YouTube or click here to learn more about careers at BNP Paribas Personal Finance: Careers (

Equal Opportunities Disclaimer

BNP Paribas Personal Finance promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensure that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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