Strategic Vendor Manaegr

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    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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    Jon Green

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    6 months ago

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Strategic Vendor Manager - Nottingham - Financial Services - Competitive Salary + Excellent benefits
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Vendor Manager to join an established team within a globally recognised blue-chip organisation. The successful Strategic Vendor Manager will be responsible for managing the relationships of our core Managed Outsource Partners as well as our top Strategic Technology Vendors

The role:

  • Ensure that the vendor delivers value for money whilst minimizing risk for the services and products
  • Ensure that the full contract life cycle, from RFP through Delivery / Acceptance to Termination, is fully managed as part of a cross functional team
  • Establish effective financial management that will;
  • Ensure payments to Vendors are correct and timely
  • Usage trends that impact costs are understood
  • Effective forecasting is implemented

Required Skills:

  • Advanced Vendor Management experience.
  • Competency in ITIL and/or CIPS framework
  • Proven experience in Sourcing
  • Global perspective with ability to act regionally and locally
  • Strong relationship building, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service and writing skills
  • Proven thought leadership in the areas of vendor management, governance and business processes
  • Experience with e-procurement tools, vendor scorecards, and customer surveying
  • Effective negotiation and strategic sourcing skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks successfully
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Please note, to be considered for the Strategic Vendor Manager position, you must have unrestricted authorisation to work in the United Kingdom and you must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of past employment, criminal history and educational background.

For more information on this position please forward your CV now.

Strategic Vendor Manager - Nottingham - Financial Services - Competitive Salary + Excellent benefits