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IT Contracts Manager - 38k - Bournemouth- Insurance

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IT Contracts Manager - 38k - Bournemouth- Insurance

Date posted: June 15, 2020
£30000 - £38000 per annum
Any, South West
Job description

My Bournemouth based client has an urgent requirement for an IT Contracts Manager

Role purpose:
The purpose of this role is to work with internal stakeholders and external vendors to optimize the value delivered from Group Technology third-party relationships for the supply of goods and services. The role will entail supporting cross-functional teams in the delivery of complex sourcing initiatives and leading on the contractual requirements and obligations. Key measures are the achievement of cost optimization, risk management and ensuring any new contract negotiated is in line with Group Technology and Group standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiate advantageous terms and conditions, create significant value to stakeholders for cost effectiveness, flexibility and efficiency
  • Incorporate needs and requirements into contract negotiations and contract language, support execution of end to end procurement process
  • Coordinates and leads supplier contract initiatives and works in support of the Category strategy and Group Technology strategic plan, and in alignment with GSP global initiatives.
  • Supports the business in all contractual and supplier management activities.
  • Supports the IT Procurement Team Lead to deliver on reporting and Management Information requirements
  • Supports tactical and strategic sourcing projects (including vendor screening) via approved channels and facilitates storage of associated contracts as per agreed processes.
  • Analytical skills and experience analyzing spend and using market insights to support the development of category / sourcing strategies.

Key Requirements/Skills

  • MCIPS - qualified or working towards qualification (preferred).
  • Knowledge of Contract Law and ability to work alongside our in-house legal team for contract negotiations.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Experience of working with Ariba strategic sourcing platform an advantage.
  • Category and Procurement management experience in a corporate environment, including sourcing, preparation and execution of tenders from identifying requirement through the cycle to renewal/ re-tender.
  • Ability to cooperate efficiently with clients and different departments as well as willingness to support new team members
  • Competence to manage tasks in demanding and unfamiliar situations with problem solving skills based on practice and precedent

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 980098ITCONM_1592228100

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