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Vendor Manager - Up To £60,000 Benefits - Sidcup


Banking & Financial Services

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum Benefits

Kent / London / Kent


Job Description

An exciting client of mine that are currently undergoing an IT Change and Transformation Programme across the business and are looking for a Vendor Manager in to join their team. The Vendor Manager will be responsible for supporting a new IT function in managing third parties, vendors and partners to ensure optimum business value/cost efficiency and negotiating with suitable vendor services and revolution.

The Vendor Manager will be solely responsible for all Vendor Management within IT as they will have vital working relationships with Administration and Finance teams that will manage financial administration and contract obligations. Along with managing a varied supplier-base you will be responsible for managing those suppliers, completing reviews, driving value against contracts, SLAs and KPIs. Looking to save cost wherever appropriate with the focus being on delivering value and further supplier partnerships and the quality of services supplied.

The Vendor Manager will also be responsible for working within with internal procurement procedures whilst also supporting and assisting in the preparation of RFPs, contract reports and other documentation. The company already know that this role will have a number of quick wins with a lot for you to dig their teeth into.

Key Skills:

* Experience working as a Vendor Manager
* Strong experience of IT supplier strategy, approaches and management
* Previously managed large outsourced and bespoke IT suppliers
* Previously set up a framework for supplier management or ensured vast improvement to an existing supplier management framework
* Development of proficiencies and processes to manage, monitor and sustain relationships with vendors as well as improving their performance
* Ability to negotiate contracts and SLAs/KPIs
* Ability to handle numerous projects and vendors

Desirable Skills:

* Experience or understanding of OJEU

If you are interested in this great opportunity of Vendor Manager that will allow you to enhance your skillset whilst working within a growing company then please apply immediately and you will be contacted to discuss the role.

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