IT Vendor Manager (Nottingham)

Recruiter
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Ref
1230965752
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IT Vendor Manager
Nottingham
Permanent
£50,000 - £60,000 (DOE) + Benefits

IT Vendor Manager needed for a superb permanent career opportunity based in Nottingham. Start ASAP in Summer 2019.

You would be acting as the primary interface for IT solutions vendor relationships - strengthening existing 3rd party supplier relationships, ensuring agreed SLAs are achieved + new vendor selection.

Excellent benefits package including: 25 Days Holiday + 15% Annual Bonus + Pension + Life Assurance + Share Save + Healthcare + Remote Working + More!

Key skills, experience and duties will include:

- In-depth Vendor & Supplier Management experienced gained within the IT industry.
- Managing multiple 3rd party vendors who provide critical services for internal/external customers.
- Leading vendor negotiations, conflict resolution + driving continuous improvement from the supplier base.
- Building rapport and strong relationships with 3rd party suppliers and acting as an escalation point for vendor management issues.
- Leading contract renewals + selection of new vendors.
- Implementing a strategic Vendor Management roadmap to deliver cost savings and value-added.
- Leading regular governance meetings with vendors in line with the agreed supplier governance framework.
- Reporting on vendor SLA performance ans service quality metrics + identifying areas for potential improvement.
- Tracking vendor spend, raising purchase orders, invoice approvals, volume rebates + identifying opportunities for cost reduction.
- Negotiating service levels (SLAs), volume discounts and contract terms.
- Experience of Risk Management processes for 3rd party suppliers.
- Prior experience of working with multi-national teams would be helpful.
- A CIPS qualification + Financial Services domain experience would be advantageous.

NEXT STEPS

- Please email through a copy of your CV for consideration stating your work availability, £ salary expectations and a short paragraph explaining why you believe you are a strong match for this position.
- If your experience matches the job description a member of the Syntax team will contact you to talk you through the full details and to answer any questions you may have.
- We do our very best to respond to all applications. However, due to high volumes of enquiries we regret it is not always possible to do this.

ABOUT US

- Syntax Consultancy Ltd is a leading independent IT, Digital and Tech recruitment specialist.
- We offer 30+ years` experience in providing outstanding talent into clients throughout the UK & Europe, including the IT Consultancy, Government, Education, NHS, Software and Retail markets.
- We specialise in supplying high-end Contract / Interim and Permanent IT, Digital and Technical professionals who make an immediate, positive impact.
- At Syntax we pride ourselves on providing an outstanding service to candidates and clients alike.
- We aim to make the recruitment process as positive and hassle-free as possible, whatever the final outcome.
- Syntax Consultancy Ltd operates as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

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