Supplier Relationship Management, Group Resilience & Assurance, Dublin

Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role:Supplier Relationship Management, Group Resilience

Location: Heuston Station Quarter – Dublin 8


Our teams are currently working remotely and we expect this to continue for some time in light of the present circumstances.  Post pandemic, we will have a hybrid approach to working, which will include a blend of onsite and remote working


This role is being offered on a permanent full time basis.


AIB is a dynamic, diverse and fun place to work. We are changing from the inside out to become a bank people can believe in …. and by people, we mean our employees as well as our customers. Within Supplier Relationship Management team you will get the opportunity to engage and collaborate with teams across the organisation, in embedding and enhancing the TPM Risk Policy and supporting the Standards across AIB group. We work in a fast paced environment that empowers its people, where your voice is heard and where you’ll be invested in to learn and grow along the way.


The Role

The Supplier Relationship Management team supports the embedding, tracking and enhancement of the third party risk and relationship management across AIB group. The SRM, BCM and Exit Standards, which governs all supplier relationships, is based on supplier segmentation, and allows specific supplier treatment strategies to be applied to each of the segments.


The SRM role will require you to engage with business areas across AIB to help them understand and track their obligations under SRM, BCM and Exit Standards (at all stages throughout the Third Party Management (TPM) lifecycle), to improve their management of suppliers, to understand and reduce risk to acceptable levels, and ultimately to help drive value for AIB.


AIB Brand Values

The role holder will be a strong role model of the AIB Values:  Drive Progress, Show Respect, Be One Team, Own the Outcome and Eliminate Complexity.


We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Understand third party management, supplier relationship management, BCM and EXIT management and the role they play in AIB through Policy, Standards and Procedures in both the on boarding and ongoing management of third parties.
  • Understand the regulatory landscape with respect to Outsourcing and Third party management across all AIB jurisdictions (EBA, CBI, PRA, FED)
  • Analysing and investigating supplier relationship management activities and processes with the goal of improving efficiencies
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with Business Areas, functional specialists and senior stakeholders, to fully understand and help shape business requirements.
  • Be the source of expert knowledge for relevant suppliers, for both existing engagements and potential capabilities in the broader supply market, including external networking /benchmarking.
  • Expected to pro-actively engage with the business and supply market, and be prepared to robustly challenge current thinking within the business.
  • Where appropriate, establish/co-ordinate cross functional teams to review/challenge current state, dispute resolution and deliver/implement innovative sourced solutions.
  • Excellent influencing skills, both internally and external with proven ability to chair governance meetings and achieve desired outcomes in large forums.
  • High level presentation and communication skills, articulate report writing for executive level review.
  • Foster sound risk governance, adhering to all our regulatory and compliance obligations.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with a strong client service orientation
  • Proficient in Excel & PowerPoint


Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customers and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you can/have:

  • Proven strategic thinker with strong analytic skills and the ability to develop and implement group-wide concepts.  A clear thinker, who anticipates and develops strategies for anticipated future consequences and trends.
  • Negotiation – Strong commercial and interpersonal skills evidenced by successful negotiation management and networking skills.
  • Initiative – Capable of working under own initiative and developing appropriate strategies and evidence of being prepared to accept personal responsibility for actions. 
  • Excellent project and change management capability with proven ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high pressure environment
  • Proven experience in Relationship Management, preferably in the management of suppliers/third parties.


If you feel you have what it takes, Click Apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information from the Talent Acquisition Team via email


By when?  Closing date is 29th September 2021


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