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Senior Manager- Vendor Risk

Job description

Sigmar are currently working with a leading Asset Manager in their search for a Senior Manager in their Vendor Relationship team. This is a growing function for the business and the team is responsible for the oversight and governance for all external third party providers. 

Key Responsibilities for the role: 

  • Ensure annual risk assessments, exit strategies, due diligence and other oversight routines that are set out by the 2nd line risk teams are carried out and results are maintained on central supplier management database
  • Deliver superior service through effective supplier engagement by providing best in class service and establishing strong relationships with global stakeholders
  • Benchmark supplier performance against best in class standards along with regular review of fees and contracts
  • Design, implement and regularly review service level agreements, key performance indicators, across your supplier portfolio and to regularly review through the performance review meetings
  • Produce quality reporting for stakeholders such as scorecards, relationship summaries, performance updates on the status of third parties in your portfolio
  • Identify and help mitigate risks around supplier management and to respond to requests from risk and audit teams

Experience: 

  • Experience in financial services industry - Real Estate and/or Private Credit sectors would be an advantage
  • Risk awareness and an understanding of outsourcing oversight requirements
  • Commercial awareness and ability to negotiate fees and contracts
  • Enthusiastic, self-driven and with a high level of self-motivation to overcome obstacles and a strong desire to make things happen
  • Strong personal presence, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to establish a successful rapport, communicate and influence at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills, presentation of reports and attention to detail
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to be flexible and responsive to a constantly changing environment

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