Vendor Manager/Procurement Specialist Vendor Manager/Procurement Specialist …

Deutsche Bank
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 08 May 21
Deutsche Bank
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 08 May 21
We require a strong performer and an experienced procurement professional, ideally with Asset Management industry experience.

As a leading global bank with roots in Germany, we're driving change and innovation in the industry - championing integrity, sustainable performance and innovation with our clients, and redefining our culture and relationships with each other. With operations in over 70 countries, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. Our large but focused footprint gives us a strong position in Europe plus a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We offer clients commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking as well as ground-breaking asset and wealth management products and services. So if you're talented, collaborative and curious about building an exciting career in finance, you're exactly the type of person who might succeed in our organisation.


DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with Euro 759bn of assets under management (as of 30 September 2020). Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has a reputation for excellence in Germany, Europe, the Americas and Asia. DWS is recognised by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

The WFM team aims to tactically and strategically optimise workforce efficiency and employee productivity by ensuring resources are in the right roles. The implementation of project Butterfly will also create the conditions for further development and success.

You will partner with and support each division within DWS through the respective Chief Operating Officers to identify and implement WFM opportunities. In addition, you will work very closely with Finance to provide transparency on the known and forecasted workforce costs and with Strategy and Transformation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Holding DWS Strategic vendor governance meetings - monthly & quarterly governance meetings and preparation, Key performance indicator (KPI) monitoring, COVID-19 supplier status tracking
  • Carrying out Financial performance management and fluctuation analysis of strategic suppliers
  • Preparing procurement dashboards for regional operating committees
  • Working closely with Service Relationship owners to progress outstanding Vendor Relationship Manager (VRM) activities
  • Reporting for regional operating committees
  • Developing preferred supplier lists (PSLs) and vendor consolidation opportunities
  • Supporting electronic invoicing initiative/migration
  • Managing actions resulting from various procurement governance fora
  • Supporting commercial and contract negotiations with vendors

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Procurement experience
  • Vendor management experience
  • Project management

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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Please note that for the duration of this assignment you will be working as an external resource engaged by Resource Solutions based on site at Deutsche Bank.

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