Head of Vendor Management at International IT and Media Company

GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Excellent Package
16 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Zavier Yewman
Specialist Area
Category management
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Vendor Management and Procurement

Milton Keynes

£60,000 - £70,000 + 20% Bonus + Excellent Package

Due to the rampant internal expansion of the company and their industry, this international gaming company is now looking for an experienced Vendor Manager to join the organisation in a Head of Vendor Management and Procurement. Focussing on IT and managing 80% of the spend, not only will you have a real seat at the table but the opportunity to build your team around you as you enter this brownfield role. With a mature mindset this company offer flexible working 2-3 days a week and an emphasis on work / life balance.

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 an unrivalled opportunity for a candidate with extensive Vendor Management experience to have true autonomy and grow their team organically around them within this brownfield role. With a great bonus and package within a growing organisation, this is not an opportunity to be missed. To find out more please send your CV to jobszy@bramwithconsulting.co.uk.

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