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IT Vendor Manager

  • Location Leeds
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH118388
  • Salary £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + bonus + bens
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted May 31, 2021

An established business, currently undergoing a period of transformation, are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Technology Vendor Manager. As Technology Vendor Manager, you'll play a key role within the contract lifecycle process working with procurement and wider technology teams to consult within the contract initiation and approval stages prior picking up accountabilities with onboarding and overall management of the vendor relationships.
You will be expected to contribute and apply the internal governance and engagement principles in the management of the overall Partnership & Vendor Technology portfolio.
You will need to have proven experience in building strong relationships across the business and supply base to identify requirements and opportunities for providing value & quality at the lowest cost to operate model, as well as focused and driven with the ability to influence and challenge at all levels

The appointed candidate will have previous experience of Vendor Management, coupled with an understanding of SLAs and KPIS as well as ITIL and service delivery. You'll have worked previously in a role which has specifically involved managing technology vendors and will have experience of driving value out of vendor relationships. Great communication and people skills, both internally and externally, will be essential. BCS Supplier Management qualification or equivalent will be beneficial but not essential.