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Do you want to be part of creating one common state of the art payments platform in the Nordic countries? This is your chance to make an important contribution to P27 Nordic Payments reaching its vision to build the world’s first real-time, cross-border payments system in multiple currencies.
You will be part of the team managing our key vendors and contracts and act as a trusted advisor to our business in relation to contracts and procurement. We drive successful procurement projects, analyse the market and evaluate suitable vendors for our company needs. With a direct report to the Head of Outsourcing and Vendor Management, you will play an important role in building the unit to support our company goals in creating the future payment infrastructure in the Nordics. You will be working out of our office in Helsinki.
As a Vendor Manager, you will, together with the Outsourcing and Vendor Management team, be responsible for all procurement activities within P27, including negotiations and contract management, supplier relationship management and cost reduction and spend analysis activities. Your tasks include, but are not limited to:
Drive procurement cases including Rfx processes and related outsourcing evaluations related to EBA and other similar guidelines and regulations with our key internal stakeholders
Prepare and assist internal stakeholders in the creation of required requirement and service definitions, outsourcing and risk assessments, business case developments, exit plans and similar documents
Oversee and facilitate vendor governance
Monitor, compile, prepare, maintain, and present vendor performance analysis to Management Team and Risk and Audit units (incl. Risk and SLA monitoring and reports)
Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good and active communications both internally and with vendors
Various operative tasks including internal training and support to the organisation.
To succeed in this role, we expect that you:
Take ownership and are comfortable in the role as the vendor management expert
Have high energy and a positive attitude
Build consensus and resolve potential conflicts as well as demonstrate good judgement
Have strong interpersonal and communication skills to influence and build credibility with internal and external stakeholders.
The values that guide us in P27 Nordic Payments are Together - Excellence - Trust - Courage. We assume that you share these values with us.
3 years of experience with sourcing and vendor management or similar role in the Banking industry
Understanding of banking industry and related regulations and guidelines such as EBA 02 and GDPR
Experience in managing critical/important outsourcing agreements
Experience in identifying risks and maintaining the aggregated risk picture
A degree in business administration, law or a technology-related field is required
Fluent in English and at least one of the Nordic languages (working language is English).
Please apply by sending a cover letter together with your salary expectations and your CV in one document no later than 28 November.
Interviews can be initiated before the deadline if the right candidate applies so, please send your application as soon as possible.
We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.
Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.
We want to take you from good to great.