Business Systems (IT)
About The Role
The IT Procurement Team is part of Business Systems (IT) and works closely with Supplier Owners to maximise opportunities and deliver value through 3rd party relationships & contracts. 

This position is a great opportunity for the right person to be part of an exciting IT Procurement Team that is at the forefront of maximising value from 3rd party relationships. Reporting into the IT Procurement Partner Lead, this is a highly accountable role focusing on working with our 3rd Party Cloud Partner and our internal Cloud Service Owners to drive value and best practice. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage AWS Invoicing, liaising with internal Finance Teams and AWS to settle queries.
  • Produce monthly reporting on spend, along with necessary commentary for exec review.
  • Consult with Cloud Service owners to deliver cost savings based on Cloud optimization recommendations.
  • Monitor and report on cost optimization opportunities and work closely with Cloud Service owner on the Cloud cost optimization activities.
  • Review and refine a tagging framework and governance model.
  • Work closely with Cloud Engineering and Platform teams to implement cost optimisation best practices.
  • Lead cost optimisation meetings with various stakeholders to drive continuous improvement of best practice.
  • Building, maintaining and developing excellent relationships with Suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Promote the FinOps principles which are a combination of systems, best practice, and culture designed to increase Motability’s understanding of cloud costs.
About You
You will have gained the following skills/experience:  
  • You will have worked with colleagues across technology functions on successful, medium-large scale, cloud transformation programmes.
  • A strong understanding of the various AWS discount initiatives.
  • A passionate financial cloud advocate and who has an understanding of both financial cost management as well as infrastructure and cloud best practices.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to operate well in an Agile delivery framework.
  • You will have experience of developing industry leading cloud cost management and optimisation solutions. 
Minimum Criteria
  • You’ve operated as a cloud engineer or similar but wish to pursue a more cost focused route
  • Knowledge of AWS Services and Discount Programmes.
  • An understanding of basic cloud infrastructure.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, organisational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrable experience using Analytics tools eg Cost Explorer, Quicksight 
  • Working in a matrix management environment.
  • FinOps qualification or working towards this (desirable).
About The Company
At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 625,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do and our people demonstrate these values:
  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence
What’s on offer
As a Motability Operations team member, the benefits you can expect are:Competitive reward package including an annual discretionary bonus
  • 15% non-contributory pension (9% non-contributory pension during probation period)
  • 28 days annual leave with option to purchase and sell days, in addition to bank holidays
  • Funded Private Medical Insurance cover
  • Electric/Hybrid Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life assurance at 4 times your basic salary
  • Funded health screening for over 50s
  • Voluntary benefits: charitable giving, critical illness insurance, dental insurance, health and cancer screenings for you and your partner, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans
  • Employee Discount Scheme with an app to save on the go
  • Free access to healthcare apps such as Peppy, Unmind, Aviva Digital GP and volunteering app on Hand for all employees
  • Generous family leave policies
At Motability Operations, we believe in building a diverse workforce, where our people are empowered to attend work as their true selves, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.  We want to sustain a culture that nurtures, where employees are free to flourish and where they’re rewarded equally, regardless of race, nationality or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and as such, all our offices provide first rate disability access. With our hybrid working environment, we do our best to accommodate part-time and flexible working requests where possible, building on our culture of trust, empowerment, and flexibility.

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