IT Partner Vendor Analyst

Tunbridge Wells, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: IT Partner Engagement Analyst

Location: Tunbridge Wells

Day Rate: Up to £230 per day

The Partner Engagement team manages risk relationships with external IT partners for a leading insurance company. As a Partner Services Analyst, your main priority is ensuring the relevant Group Procurement and Group Policies are followed, whilst providing support to the senior Partner Engagement Team Members.

What you will be doing
  • Manage tactical low to medium risk partners to ensure IT stakeholders are receiving the required level of service
  • Prepare contracts and Statements of Work (SOWs) for smaller partners and support Lead Engagement Managers with preparation of contracts for larger negotiation activity
  • Track and monitor compliance
  • Ensure that Penetration Testing requirements across the OpCo's are understood and relevant SOWs drawn up
  • Track and monitor licence management
  • Govern and track departmental recruitment, ensuring adherence with the recruitment policy
  • Regular reporting is produced and updated in a timely manner
  • Provide support for the Lead Engagement Managers on an ad hoc basis in managing strategic partner relationships
  • Support continuous improvement activities across the team and challenge the Lead Engagement Managers on process or delivery
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to other team members as required.

Person Specification
  • Having partner vendor experience is desirable, especially working with IT vendors and partners

Has some knowledge of contract law and a basic understanding of contract types
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with third parties
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally
  • Well-developed organisational and attention to detail skills
  • Experience of producing timely and accurate MI for senior stakeholders
  • Experience of coaching/mentoring more junior members of a team
  • Good commercial acumen and financial awareness
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Understanding of licence management and compliance

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