IT Supplier Manager
IT Supplier Manager required by market leading, global financial services organisation.
In this exciting, key role you will bring your broad experience gained in a Service Management environment to lead and monitor the relationship, ongoing performance and contractual commitments of strategic, tier-1, IT suppliers to the organisation.
Joining a talented, supportive team, you will be responsible for contributing to the development of reporting, contracts, policies and processes, to ensure delivery of business aligned IT services. You will lead on contract change and negotiations and will take a more focused view of relationships with suppliers, looking specifically at requirements for particular engagements and projects, both locally and globally. Alongside this you will be constantly look to mitigate risk and will use your commercial acumen to manage costs.
To be considered you must be working in an IT Supplier Manager, Procurement or Contract Management role where you have dealt with Tier 1 IT suppliers. Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a financial services environment or regulated environment where you understand the intricacies of managing suppliers and contracts within the guidelines and frameworks laid out.
You will be proactive, highly organised, a great communicator and capable of building effective relationships. You will have excellent stakeholder management skills and will be able to analyse and improve practice and processes. An ability to work at pace and to deadlines is also required as are strong teamworking skills.
- IT Service Management background
- Relevant professional IT qualifications (ITIL).
- Experience in managing 3rd party suppliers and contracts in a regulated environment is desirable.
- Effective problem solver, ability to quickly assess technical escalations.
- High level of communication influencing and negotiation skills, coupled with an ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation.
- High level of commercial knowledge with sound business acumen.
Working remotely initially, you will then split your time between home office and one of the organsiations offices in either Wiltshire or Hampshire (there is a lot of flexibility on this as well as hours). The successful candidate can expect a salary of £50,000 to £55,000 as well excellent benefits including a generous 12% pension, bonus, private medical, 25 days holiday plus other perks and family friendly benefits.
Apply now, this organisation are interviewing immediately via video and have a great remote onboarding process in place.
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