Vendor Manager

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Other IT & Telecoms
  • Location
    Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    424983-A
  • OrganizationType
    IT

IT Vendor Manager

Spring Technology are currently working in partnership with a leading FTSE 250 client to recruit an experienced IT Vendor Manager to manage the relationship with our client suppliers and support the wider IT operations.

The Responsibilities
*Manage the performance of IT Vendors providers to ensure quality and consistency of service and adherence to agreed service levels
*Establish, develop and maintain a good working relationship with strategic suppliers, including offshore teams.
*Put in place the tools and processes to track and report on the Vendor performances.
*Monitor IT Vendor performance at regular intervals and drive actions to improve performance.
*Develop and rollout a framework for managing IT vendors
*Relationship and Performance management of several key software suppliers
*Analyse supplier quarterly reports
*Team analytics, volume and value of deals done
*Prepare monthly governance materials
*Analyse and report on spend to identify, build sponsorship for and pursue new savings opportunities
*Partner with finance to report on cost reduction projects

To be considered for this opportunity you should be able to demonstrate experience in these areas. It is essential that you are proactive in procurement data analysis, able to provide insights to team members and spot savings opportunities with mid and lower spending suppliers. You must be expert with pivot tables, data analysis and charting and able to extract data from source systems as well as good IT Supplier Management skills.

This exciting and rapidly growing organisation offers a supportive and collaborative working environment, a very competitive basic salary and bonus as well as a generous benefits package.
Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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