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Start date:
ASAP

Location:
England, Wiltshire, Swindon

Industry type:
Purchasing and Procurement

Additional benefits:
benefits and bonus

Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum

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Vendor Manager

Job description

Our client based in West Swindon are looking for a Vendor Manager to join their team. As the successful candidate, you will have strong relationship management experience and be delivery focused and commercially minded.

  • Drive Supplier Relationship Management on a global basis according to the Supplier Governance Framework whilst monitoring provider performance against contractual commitments
  • Guide and support the sourcing process (RFI, RFP as well as smaller requests)
  • Serve as the primary central point of contact for your stakeholders in all questions related to their provider management and sourcing activities
  • Manage regular communication with key stakeholders via Supplier Governance Meetings on Operation, Tactical and Strategic Level using adequate level of information (i.e. Supplier Balanced Scorecard)
  • Ensure key performance indicators are achieved and maintained, requirements are addressed at source or escalated as needed
  • Pro-actively manage supplier related issues, risks and escalations ensuring a high level of customer service
  • Building effective working relationship with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders such as Team Leads, Executives, Procurement and representatives from third party vendors

Experience

  • Several years of experience in Provider Management and/or Procurement practices preferably within an IT Environment
  • Knowledge about Supplier Governance & Supplier Risk Management
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work cooperatively in supporting the wider team, an enthusiasm to keep up to date with the latest IT trends
  • Cultural awareness and skills in negotiating beneficial commercial/contractual outcomes
  • Good English conversational and writing skills are required

Your contract framework:

Employment type: Permanent

Employment degree: Full time

Start date for employment: As soon as possible

Compensation: Competitive

Functional Area: Information technology


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