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Head of Vendor Management

Industry SectorLocal & Central Government, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£50,000 to £65,000 per annum
LocationsScotland, Strathclyde
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 September 2018

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Permanent Head of Vendor Management job in Glasgow offering circa £60,000 per annum

Your new company

This Permanent Head of Vendor Management job in Glasgow, is with a well-establish Government-owned organisation with a strong market reputation. With a strong strategic plan embedded within the organisation, the next 5 years is looking positive for this organisation and offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate.

Your new role

As Head of Vendor Management you will be a member of the Technology Operations team reporting into the CIO and see you taking responsibility for managing relationships with the strategic vendor portfolio across the end to end technology landscape. You will take ownership and develop relationships with those vendors who supply technology products and services to the organisation, ensuring that KPI metrics are met or exceeded. You will take the lead on the development and implementation of a professional strategic vendor management capability within the business. Ensuring vendors provide flexibility and value for money is a key aspect of this role.

Additionally you will be responsible for managing up to four direct report providing leadership and guidance to maximise productivity. You will be accountable for managing vendor performance for circa 100 vendors, monitoring spend associated with technology contract values in excess of £50m per annum.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a strategic vendor relationship manager with experience with technology products and services. You will have experience developing and executing a vendor strategy taking accountability for your function. A proven track record in a multi-disciplinary technology environment in public or private sector is essential. You will be an influential and motivational leader with exceptional organisational and communication skills. You will have experience of managing budgets including forecasting and compliance. You will possess excellent negotiation skills with experience of managing and developing strategic partnerships. You will be reactive to the needs of the organisation and lead by example demonstrating the key competencies for the role.

What you'll get in return

You will be a salary between £51,000 - £62,000 per annum plus excellent benefits with a flexible working approach. You will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated, highly networked team and develop your own professional experience. Overall this is a fantastic opportunity to join a recognisable organisation within a popular and reputable sector. You will have autonomy in this role and will be joining a progressive and forward thinking business.

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