Head of Vendor Management at International IT and Media Company

GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Package
09 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Zavier Yewman
Specialist Area
Category management
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Vendor Management

Milton Keynes

£60,000 - £70,000 + 15% Bonus + Excellent Package

Due to the rampant expansion of this international media and IT organisation they are now looking for an individual with exceptional vendor and supplier management skills to fill their Head of Vendor Management role as a matter of urgency. With 80% of spend being focussed within IT the successful candidate will have an unprecedented say in the company with a real seat at the table. This incredibly forward-thinking brand put emphasis on a work / life balance and offer flexible working 2-3 days a week.

Head of Vendor Management role profile: -

  • Growing the Vendor Management team with complete autonomy to mould the team to your specification.
  • Managing and developing critical cross-category relationships between HR, IT and Vendor Agreements focusing on strategic suppliers.
  • Having a keen eye in spotting opportunities for improvement and successfully implementing your ideas to promote growth.
  • Operating within the end to end procurement process; initiating and leading RFI and RFPs to awarding contracts
  • Excelling at negotiation and communication in order to actively present business cases to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Proactively reviewing vendor adherence to contractual terms whilst monitoring performance to ensure results

Required background: -

  • A history of successfully managing and developing a vendor management framework across all categories.
  • Experience in sourcing and managing vendors within IT and Agile environment is beneficial.
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to develop relationships and partnerships with vendors and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the confidence to debate and challenge existing processes to drive performance.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with extensive vendor relations and vendor management to mould a team to their liking and take on a pivotal role within this global organisation. To find out more please send your CV to jobszy@bramwithconsulting.co.uk.

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