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IT Supplier Relationship Manager - £55K

IT Supplier Relationship Manager - £55K

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Diane Marjoram

  • Contact email:

    Diane.Marjoram@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J14881G_1626798631

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: IT Supplier Relationship Manager

Salary: Up to £55K + Car Allowance + Package

Location: Gloucester + Agile / Flex Working

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation undertaking significant transformation, moving the dial from a risk adverse business to a commercially driven organisation where Procurement & SRM are at the forefront of the organisations strategy to drive value and reduce costs for both internal and external customers alike.

Role:

You will join a newly created IT Procurement & SRM team, helping design, develop and stand-up a new commercial supplier management model that will drive commercial value across engagement with all 3rd party Technology vendors. The team support a 3rd party spend portfolio of c£250m spanning 3 distinct areas:

  1. Infrastructure - Cloud, Mainframe, Telecoms and IT Security
  2. Digital - AI, Machine Learning and FinTech
  3. Software & Services - both Colleague and Customer facing Software and Applications

This is an exciting opportunity for you to provide expert IT Supplier Relationship Management support to the CIO function; by operating in an internal consultancy capacity to ensure that business units across this diverse organisation are managing their suppliers in line with a 'best-practice' SRM methodology. In turn you will be tasked with managing a portfolio of high profile, Tier 1 IT & Technology suppliers, seeking opportunities to drive innovation and to extract value in terms of cost and service for key stakeholders up to and including CIO level.

Experience:

You will be demonstrate;

  • Experience gained in a traditional Supplier Management, SRM or Vendor Manager capacity
  • Demonstrable experience of driving value and commercial benefit from IT & technology Vendors (Microsoft, IBM, BT etc)
  • Experience gained in the design, development and implementation of SRM tools, process and policy
    Experience gained in complex, multi business unit, organisations
  • Excellent examples of engaging and influencing IT stakeholders, up to and including CIO level