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IT Supplier Relationship Manager

IT Supplier Relationship Manager

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £46000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alec Farlow

  • Contact email:

    alec.farlow@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J12109_1541612122

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-07

Fantastic greenfield opportunity for an IT Supplier Relationship Manager with a public sector organisation based in Oxfordshire. This is a newly created role and as such is an exciting opportunity for any procurement professional with experience of managing supplier relationships in complex environments, with a particular focus IT and service categories.

If you have experience building relationships, negotiating with suppliers and working for public sector bodies, then this position will certainly be of interest.

Accountabilities:

  • Lead the transformation of strategic sourcing plans to produce savings against the budgetary allocation and identify both future issues from a risk management standpoint and identify opportunities for cost savings or technical improvement of existing services.
  • Managing an agreed portfolio of suppliers, monitoring deliverables, SLAs and compliance along with ensuring the legal and financial commitments are met.
  • Proactively work towards IT improvements and identify solutions to extract the maximum value from the services recommended.

Required Experience:

  • Knowledge of vendor management and contract management
  • Strong negotiation skills and a proven track record of delivering savings.
  • Working knowledge of procurement systems
  • Good knowledge of IT systems and services.
  • Degree or management experience is preferred.

If this IT SRM role in Oxfordshire is of interest, please call Alec Farlow on 01483 213 315.