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IT Vendor Manager

Job Title: IT Vendor Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 months
REF: PP/CK/ITVendorManage_1527080514
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email: caroline.kennedy@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

VENDOR MANAGER required to work for a large telecommunications company based in Berkshire.

The role will require that the vendor manager works with the Programme team comprising of Architects, Partners and business leads to ensure that the outcomes of the Technology transformation programme are achieved within the appropriate timescales.

The role is focused on the Governance and contract management for all of the Third Party Vendors associated with the new IT systems.

  • The Vendor Manager will be managing the 3rd parties - Ensuring they deliver and do not miss milestones etc. If milestones are missed this can have a knock-on effect to other suppliers completing work.
  • The Vendor Manager will be holding suppliers accountable but looking to ensure they are protected commercially - Looking after both parties.
  • One of the key elements is you will have a general understanding of where slip-ups can occur and ensuring they are managed pro-actively.

The successful Vendor Manager will have.

  • A firm grasp of contractual language and be commercially savvy.
  • Experience of working within a complex vendor delivery environment with multiple vendors on large programmes.

  • Must have sound technical background including understanding of terminology related to cloud services, network services and telephony. Experience of Microsoft Azure would be an advantage.

To apply for the Vendor Manager role please send your CV to caroline.kennedy@projectpeople.com

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