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Interim IT Vendor Specialist

Interim IT Vendor Specialist

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £375 - £425 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

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  • Job ref:

    11297 - 2703_1522167587

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


1st Executive are retained by a FTSE 100 global Oil & Gas supermajor, who are looking to bring on board an Interim IT Vendor Manager to oversee a switch in 3rd party suppliers and undertake applications maintenance. This is a fantastic opportunity to progress an IT Vendor Management career, with a fast paced dynamic function at a global blue-chip company.


  • Managing Applications / IT 3rd party vendors.
  • Overseeing the transitioning process moving from one 3rd party supplier to another.
  • Working in tandem with the current Transitions Manager
  • Managing traditional vendor responsibilities - supplier governance, disputes and automations.
  • Dispute resolution for governance/SLA/performance issues
  • Maintaining KPI's
  • Adhering to SLA's

Required Characteristics:

  • Proven track record in IT Vendor management. Any previous experience across ADM (application development / maintenance would be advantageous).
  • Strong commercial background working for global blue-chip organisations that hold a complex structure.
  • Strong ability to engage with both internal IT and external supplier stakeholders.
  • Post-contract procurement experience preferable, an understanding of what is involved in initial sourcing/tendering process would also benefit.