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IT Supplier Manager

This IT procurement role represents an unparalleled opportunity for an experienced vendor manager to break into the IT and Telecomms sector.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic professional with excellent stakeholder management skills to join a growing and mature procurement team managing key supplier relationships for a global telecomms and technology company. The successful individual will bring with them proven experience of supplier relationship management which they can develop and apply to managing some of the companies most strategically important IT supplier contracts.

IT Supplier Manager Responsibilities:

  • Working independently on managing multiple in-life IT contracts with crucial suppliers, monitoring performance of suppliers and developing supplier relationship strategy alongside the Head of IT Procurement.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders including the company's wider procurement function based here in the UK and abroad to provide briefs on third parties, help to ensure consistent contractual adherence and drive innovation and improvement.
  • Assist with the drafting of legal contracts, and the establishing, negotiating and maintaining new vendor relationships all with the aim of providing the best value for money and meeting the current and future needs of the business.
  • Competently manage and analyse risk associated with suppliers, reporting this effectively with internal stakeholders in order to maintain an efficient procurement function.

IT Supplier Manager Profile:

  • Support will be given to develop the right person, however a track record and understanding of supplier relationship management and vendor management is important. Preferably in a Technology or Telecomms setting but can be from any indirect category.
  • Experience of the end to end procurement process, displaying a sound understanding of how to drive cost reduction and efficiency, whilst delivering a high quality of service for internal and external customers.
  • A passion for procurement, showing passion and a desire to drive innovation and ensure best practise in a team where they can really make a difference.
  • Strong academic record, a relevant degree or equivalent on the job experience. CIPS desirable but not essential.

This roll would suit a vendor management professional with experience of maintaining key supplier relationships wishing to join a big-name multinational telecomms company. With opportunities for flexible working this role offers a large amount of autonomy to assist senior managers in driving the IT procurement team forward and continuing to provide the business with a quality procurement function.

To apply please send a copy of your CV to Rhys at JobsRB@bramwithconsulting.com

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Advertiser
Bramwith Consulting
Reference
BBBH9406
Job Type
Industry Sector
Town/City
Bristol
Salary
£55000 to £60000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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