Assistant Director, Professional Services Vendor Management

Location
City of London
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP60000 per annum + package
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Ref
BBBH5366
Contact
Gajan Sivarajah
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Sector
Accountancy, Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Director, Professional Services Vendor Management - Global FTSE 30 - Central London - £60,000 + Bonus

This prestigious FTSE 30 Professional Services brand has created a new leadership position - Assistant Director, Professional Services Vendor Management - to gain greater control over a colossal vendor base for Professional Services. Despite being an established Blue Chip brand with award-winning business units, Professional Services Vendor Management is virtually a blank canvass so the Assistant Director will be tasked with navigating a complex web of suppliers and proposing a framework for best-practice vendor management.

Assistant Director, Professional Services Vendor Management role overview:-

  • Being the pivotal figure in transforming the Professional Services Vendor Management team into a best-in-class function
  • Assessing the global vendor landscape and spend for Professional Services (encompassing subcategories including but not limited to consultancy, legal, audit, tax)
  • Collaborating with the Leadership team to understand which vendors are performing / underperforming, and how to make relationships more effective
  • Identifying whether large vendors are operating off the same T&Cs across the globe, and how to leverage greater opportunities with key vendors by implementing standardised global contracts
  • Defining key metrics and SLAs by which to monitor supplier performance

Required experience:-

  • Impressive Vendor Management background, ideally with prior experience managing Professional Services vendors (such as consultancy, legal, audit, tax etc)
  • Proven ability to develop internal and external relationships at a senior level (Partner, Director, C-Suite Executives etc)
  • Blue Chip / FTSE 100 employer background, with a track record of quick progression within Vendor / Supplier Performance Management
  • Degree preferred though not essential

This is an exciting opportunity to take the reins for a critical global project; establishing best-practice Vendor Management practices for a colossal spend area within a prestigious Firm comprised of 220,000 employees.

To apply or find out more please send your CV directly to jobsGS@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or through this forum.

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