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  • Job Reference:958218CR_1543850722

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Financial Services/insurance

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Vendor and Contract Manager - Indirect

  • Job Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum

Posted On: 3rd December 2018

A brand new role within a relatively greenfield procurement function, sitting within group as a Supplier Relationship Manager to cover all indirect and IT spend.

The role will be reporting directly into the Global Head of Procurement to implement strategies for all contracts and suppliers to improve supply to the business. The focus will be to achieve cost savings, but always keeping in mind the best service delivery without surrendering existing relationships. The ideal person will have come from a global environment with multi-site offices that has extensive supplier relationship management experience who can portray particular achievements in post.

You will need to be eager for your next step up in your career, having the right stature of experience, in the right environment but ready to develop into the position to really challenge yourself.

Role and responsibilities:

* Work with Chief Procurement Officer to define the policies & strategies for contract and supplier management
* Identify and execute cost savings where possible with speed
* Review all existing contracts and re-negotiate / alter contracts to improve service
* Use a strategic approach, working with stakeholders to understand their needs but use market advice to influence them
* You will be the sole business member for all contract and supplier management globally
* Analyse spend across all indirect services and identify contractual improvements
* Hold negotiations with existing suppliers and on-boarding new supplier contracts
* Implemented a system or process to carefully manage renewals and end of term contracts

Experience required:

* Post contract SRM / vendor / contract management in a global environment
* Proven significant achievements either by improved delivery or cost savings
* Broad category experience, being able to adapt to new sub-categories
* Senior-level stakeholder management, confident to influence with own ideas
* Understanding of legal terms within contracts
* Held negotiations of contracts with large spends
* MCIPS preference but not ideal

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