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Vendor Manager

  • Posted March 19, 2024
  • £75000 - £100000 per annum + 25% bonus
  • Permanent

Vendor Manager

Up to £100,000 + Package

Reading (Hybrid)

We are partnered with a leading global manufacturing firm who are looking for a Vendor manager to join their procurement team in Reading. This pivotal role will offer real autonomy to put your own stamp on procurement and vendor management across the UK.

This position would require both a hands on and strategic character. There is a lot of work to be done in terms of defining the vendor landscape and consolidating and condensing their supplier footprint in order to drive value across their IT supply chain. You will have the opportunity to lead IT procurement across the UK and define how our client conducts their approach to supplier relationship management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Vendor selection
  • Contract negotiation
  • Vendor performance management
  • Cost management
  • Risk management
  • Compliance
  • Continuous improvement across SRM and the procurement function

Key Experiences:

  • Strong knowledge of IT contract management
  • Hands on and strategic experience
  • Proven experience in vendor management
  • MCIPS / CIPS qualified (desirable)
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Analytical mind set
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

For more information, please reach out to Tommy McInerney at [email protected]

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