Head of Vendor Management at International IT and Media Company

Recruiter
Bramwith Consulting
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1260479491
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Vendor Management

Milton Keynes

£60,000 - £70,000 + 20% Bonus + Excellent Package

Due to the exciting internal expansion of this international gaming organisation there is now opportunity for an experience Vendor Manager to join the company in a Head of Vendor Management role focussing on IT. This is a true brownfield opportunity with the intention of growing your own team around your vision and direction. With 80% of the spend being focussed within IT, the successful candidate will have a real say in the direction of the company with a true seat at the table. Offering flexible working 2-3 days a week this company has a mature view of the working world and a real emphasis on work / life balance.

Head of Vendor Management role profile: -
  • Growing the Vendor Management team with complete autonomy to mould the team to your specification.
  • Managing and developing critical cross-category relationships between HR, IT and Vendor Agreements focusing on strategic suppliers.
  • Having a keen eye in spotting opportunities for improvement and successfully implementing your ideas to promote growth.
  • Operating within the end to end procurement process; initiating and leading RFI and RFPs to awarding contracts
  • Excelling at negotiation and communication in order to actively present business cases to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Proactively reviewing vendor adherence to contractual terms whilst monitoring performance to ensure results

Required background: -
  • A history of successfully managing and developing a vendor management framework across all categories.
  • Experience in sourcing and managing vendors within IT and Agile environment is beneficial.
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to develop relationships and partnerships with vendors and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the confidence to debate and challenge existing processes to drive performance.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with extensive Vendor Management and Vendor Relations to manage a true brownfield project within an exciting and growing organisation with a real seat at the table. To find out more please send your CV to .

Key words: - Procurement, Vendor Management, IT Procurement, ICT Procurement, Stakeholder Management, Milton Keynes, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, London, Luton, Indirect Procurement, HR Procurement, Negotiating, Shareholder Management, Vendor Relations

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87929141

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