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IT Assurance and Supplier Manager - 40-48k

Apply2020-06-15 14:59:272021-02-02GCS Recruitment
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IT Assurance and Supplier Manager - 40-48k

Date posted: June 15, 2020
£40000 - £48000 per annum
Any, South West
Permanent
Job description

As the IT Assurance Supplier Manager and Assurance Officer you will be responsible for the management and development of strategic and preferred external suppliers, working with relevant business stakeholders using a structured supplier management program, covering performance, relationship, risk and cost considerations.

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
  • Develop and embed a clear supplier relationship management framework - identifying key suppliers through a segmentation framework
  • Drive value and innovation with key suppliers, in particular those designated key or critical to the functioning of the business
  • Manage supplier performance through the adherence to SLAs (Service Level Agreements) and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) to drive performance and value-add
  • Identify risks of new suppliers, tier and manage those risks involved; manage risk through robust due diligence practices in alignment with existing guidance and processes
  • Build effective relationships with all stakeholders on local (and global level via Group Procurement) through proactive engagement, collaborative working practices and a lean and flexible approach to work

Key Requirements/Skills

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with ability to develop relationships both internally and externally
  • Account Management, Client Liaison or Service Delivery experience
  • A degree and CIPS would be desirable but not essential
  • Ability to identify and manage risks
  • Proven ability to drive innovation and continuous improvement
  • Competence to manage tasks in demanding and unfamiliar situations with problem solving skills based on practice and precedent
  • Sound and comprehensive communications skills to exchange information

Please send across an updated CV if this position is of interest

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

Reference: 82912ASSUR_1592229567

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