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Vendor Manager

Standard Chartered Bank

  • Warszawa

    Warszawa, Masovian
  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • team manager
  • hybrid work

Your responsibilities

  • Being a key point of contact for business stakeholders within SCB AG across Germany, France and Sweden for external vendor management and third-party risk requirements.

  • Advising and training business stakeholders on procedural requirements for SCB AG - front to back oversight of process from Engagement Request and Purchase Orders through to payment and management of vendors.

  • Providing oversight for the SCB AG entity of the services provided by the regional Supply Chain Management Governance team and ensuring effective end-to-end management and governance of third-party risk.

  • Working with the Outsourcing Team to ensure all Service Level Agreements within Finance are subject to appropriate oversight, demonstrating control and monitoring in line with the local regulatory requirements in Germany (in particular, MaRisk).

  • Providing training and support to the business stakeholders across Germany, France and Sweden with respect to the front to back oversight of process from Engagement Request and Purchase Orders through to payment of vendors.

  • Coordinate invoices payment process - overseeing the work performed by Accounts Payable team and acting as an escalation point for the business stakeholders to ensure vendor payments are made timely.

  • Responsibility for other vendor payment processes including direct debits and ensuring that vendors are paid on a timely basis

  • Be the local contact point for Finance topics related to travel, travel costs and travel policy.

  • Support in Budget Tracking and improving cost controlling and oversight relating to intra group and external outsourcings across the business.

  • Be the point of contact for external vendors and perform tracking of new services available on the market that can be useful for the Bank.

  • Support the business to negotiate the pricing and other service conditions with vendors where the engagement is below the minimum cap for SCM involvement.

Our requirements

  • Academic or Professional Education/Qualifications: Degree or equivalent qualification.

  • Licences and Certifications/accreditations: Accounting / Finance certification.

  • Good negotiation skills to support the business.

  • Ability to work independently and multi-task with tight lead times.

  • Good commercial knowledge with an ability to think strategically.

  • Experience in third party risk management and good understanding of emerging third party risk that is relevant in financial services industry.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within the team and the Bank.

  • Ability to operate in a complex multi-organisation, multi-country and multi-cultural environment.

  • Ability to influence others and skilfully build credibility with stakeholders.

  • Change management skills and self-awareness to adopt varying approaches for different stakeholder dynamics.

  • Familiarity with relevant German regulatory requirements (MaRisk, KWG) a plus.

  • Understanding of accounting (debits and credits, accruals, prepayments etc.)

  • Ability to perform reconciliations, budget tracking etc.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbally

  • German or French language skills would be an advantage

What we offer

  • Career development in a fast-growing company with a clear business strategy

  • Opportunity to expand international experience and build global professional relations

  • Competitive benefits package (incl. health & life insurance, pension plan, meal & sports cards)

  • 3 days of paid volunteering leave our employees can use to support the cause of their choice

  • Convenient location (next to Rondo Daszyńskiego) with subway, tram and bus lines

  • Comfortable office space with chillout areas, free coffee/tea & fruit supply

  • Contribution to building our newest Global Business Services centre

  • 26 days of leave per year for all the employees

Standard Chartered Bank

About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good. We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

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