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Head of IT Supplier Management

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture & Strategy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    IT Manager, IT Service Management, IT Services

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + + 15% bonus + benefits

  • Contact:

    James Birdi

  • Contact email:

    james.birdi@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    77792_1652352233

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Landing as Head of IT Supplier Management in a company operating across the UK, Europe and the US, you'll be joining a truly global entertainment organisation that has trebled in size over the last 5 years and has recently invested over £10M into IT, moving towards a huge transformation that will break their current operating model and rebuild it from the ground up.

Location: London or Working (Hybrid Working)

Salary: £90,000 + 15% bonus + benefits

You will be responsible for building strong and effective relationships with the organisations most important global technology suppliers and partners.

Your role as Head of IT Supplier Management:

  • Support strategic planning of the group IT function with a focus on what suppliers are required globally to enable us for success.

  • Identifying, selecting, engaging and onboarding new vendors in accordance with strategic vendor management strategy.

  • Ensuring contracts, governance approach and service quality measures are appropriate to the value of the engagement/contract and that compliance with regulatory and statutory obligations is embedded throughout the engagement.

  • Negotiate and implement contracts that achieve based in service class and value to ATG, ensuring compliance is always to the agreed service, performance, quality and delivery levels.

To be successful you will have:

  • 8 to 10 years' experience in a similar supplier management role e.g., IT category manager, Supplier/Commercial Manager or procurement manager/specialist.

  • Strong commercial/negotiation skills including an understanding of contractual law and its interpretation.

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to communicate through data, drawing out insights and action points.

  • Strong experience in contractual negotiation and management including measuring supplier performance against an agreed set of metrics.

Sound interesting? Please do apply directly for more detail.

All candidates will be reviewed and responded to