Senior IT Vendor Manager - Associate Director

City of London
GBP50000 - GBP75000 per annum + package
28 Apr 2017
28 May 2017
Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement
Full Time

Senior IT Vendor Manager - Associate Director - Global FTSE 100 Firm - Central London - £50K - 75K + Package

Due to exponential growth, a major FTSE 100 firm have an urgent requirement for a Senior Vendor Management specialist. As well as leading large-scale negotiations with the market's biggest vendors, their new IT Vendor Manager will enjoy a truly global procurement remit and a collaborative work atmosphere.

This Senior IT Vendor Management role will see you:-
Designing and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives on a Global, LATAM and APAC basis
Building key procurement relationships with the likes of Cognizant and Infosys as well as boutique local vendors
Operating on a cradle-to-grave basis including: contract management, vendor governance, statements of work, financial analysis, vendor selections/relationship management, contract negotiations, amendments/ modifications and contract closeout
Gaining an in-depth understanding of complex vendor landscape models, and owning £ Multi-Million IT Services sourcing projects
Engaging with VP and Partner level stakeholders, representing the IT Services category in a professional manner

Required experience / qualifications:-
Extensive procurement, strategic sourcing and vendor management engagement
Supply Relationship Management (SRM)
Large-scale negotiations
Global / international sourcing for IT Services categories
Degree (or country equivalent)
MCIPS (or country equivalent)
Strong understanding of the IT Services supply market

For a highly articulate, professional and driven IT Vendor Management specialist this is a fantastic opportunity to break into a world-renowned organisation with a track-record for progressing its team members.

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Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Contract Management, Project Management, Vendor Management Governance, Spend Analysis