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IT Vendor Manager

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Service Delivery

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    IT Service Management

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits

  • Contact:

    Lewis Vyse

  • Contact email:

    lewis.vyse@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    59330_1636537928

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Reporting to the Director of ITSM, your role is newly created and will be responsible for building structure, governance and processes for IT Vendors.

To be successful you'll need a proven background in driving performance with strategic vendors, specifically for tech. You'll also need a solid understanding of the SIAM model.

Location: City of London (2 days in office)

Remuneration: up to £70,000 + bonus + benefits

Your role as IT Vendor Manager

  • Work with the Technology Commercial team to implement the existing strategic direction, mission and vision of the vendor management office and operational objectives and processes to ensure the successful operational execution of the function.
  • Establish and/or approve internal and external policies, standards and processes for vendor interaction
  • Manage vendor relationships as the key point of contact between specified vendors and the business
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders - including IT and business resources, sourcing and procurement - to develop criteria and best practices for vendor selection.
  • Maintain vendor risk assessments or risk registers in cooperation with risk, privacy, business continuity and security teams.

Ideally to be successful as IT Vendor Manager

  • Experience in working and managing outsourced services.
  • Broad knowledge of the IT industry and the products and services provided by technology vendors.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulatory and industry requirements
  • Working knowledge of contract management and negotiation

Sound interesting? Please do apply directly for more detail.

Every applicant will be reviewed and responded to.