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IT Vendor & Sourcing Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Senior, IT Service Management

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus benefits

  • Contact:

    James Birdi

  • Contact email:

    james.birdi@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    86266_1669830047

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-01-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Joining a leading global law firm, your role as IT Vendor & Sourcing Manager will be to maintain a centralised inventory of all IT contracts, building and maintaining strong relationships with external service providers to maximise value provided.

Location: London (Hybrid Working)

Salary: Up to £80k + benefits

Entering an almost greenfield environment, you will have the opportunity to make this role your own, leading on the development and continuous improvement of IT Vendor Management across the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define, introduce and continuously improve robust supplier management processes that ensure consistent management of IT suppliers contracts and performance.

  • Proactively lead and or support sourcing activities (inc renewals) partnering with internal stakeholders to gather, assess and challenge business requirements

  • Ensure IT services are segmented appropriately (e.g. cost, risk, alignment to strategy) and managed via a standard framework

  • Evaluate tenders and supporting IT service owners in selecting suppliers

Ideally you'll have:

  • Experience in IT procurement, contract and supplier management capability

  • Strong and proven negotiation skills

  • Deep market knowledge of relevant IT products and services (software and hardware) and current trends (cloud, digital and agile)

  • Strong and visible leadership to establish authority and influence both internally and externally

Sound interesting? Please apply directly for more detail.

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