IT Vendor Manager – 11- month Contract

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IT Vendor Manager – 11- month Contract

Dublin South


€60,000 - €70,000

Ref: E6906SC

Job Description

My South Dublin based client is looking for an experienced IT Vendor Manager to join their team on a 11 month Fixed Term Contract basis

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all Vendor Management activities are carried out to meet customer service levels
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with selected suppliers and establishing a documented arrangement between the customers and the suppliers
  • Work with a Global team to build a new Management function
  • Work closely with procurement to ensure the implementation of appropriate procurement strategies
  • Work with the procurement and finance teams to ensure vendor commercials are delivering the most cost effective solution for the client
  • Perform regular reviews and draw up reports
  • Conduct annual supplier risk analysis and develop action plans to minimise exposure
  • Identify vendors that are not providing an acceptable level of service and work with the vendor to ensure a service improvement plan is delivered to restore service levels

Experience Required

  • 3-5 years practical experience in IT Vendor management functions
  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of business priorities and business risks
  • Proven ability to interpret complex information and provide informed analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Broad technical awareness and understanding of the core technology in use

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Strong analytical capabilities and a high level of attention to detail
  • Commercial awareness and willing to challenge if required
  • Ability to work in collaboration with external service providers, building and developing effective service providers relationships

Educational Requirements

  • Professional qualification in Procurement / Vendor Management

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Employer pension contribution of 6%
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible work hours – 37.5 hours per week
  • Bonuses
  • Some availability in the car park

How to Apply

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