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Advertiser: Definitive Recruitment

Job Title: I.T. Vendor Relationship Manager
Rate:£62,955 to £67,152 Per Year    Benefits: €850 per month Car Allowance + Bonus
Description: I.T. Vendor Relationship Manager x2, Spain, Madrid / Barcelona, €75-80K + Bonus, €850 per month Car Allowance + Bens. Degree educated, you must have a strong background as an I.T. multinational Vendor Manager with experience of managing 3rd party vendors. Ideally you will have experience of working with Application / Software vendors or leading global / regional Infrastructure vendors.


• Work collaboratively with business stakeholders and IT functional heads to drive value and synergy across the Infrastructure or Application vendor portfolio
• Manage the contractual relationship with the Infrastructure or Application vendors and understand the major contractual provisions available at the company's disposal
• Develop and implement a negotiation strategy with Infrastructure or Application vendors during contract set up and renewals
• Lead relationship governance forums and support Head of VM in managing strategic level vendor forums
• Support Legal in the drafting of appropriate schedules and contract exhibits for larger vendor engagements
• Ensure Infrastructure or Application vendor performance is monitored through periodic reviews of key metrics and opportunities are identified for performance improvement
• Collaborate closely with Procurement to align objectives and as ‘one team’ towards common company objectives
• Identify and document key risks and issues related to Infrastructure or Application vendor relationships and recommend appropriate mitigation
• Liaise closely with the Head of IT Vendor Management and CIO to ensure vendors are selected in alignment with strategic objectives and continually review the IT Infrastructure or Application vendor portfolio
• Ensure contractual terms are in line with the established company legal standards
• Leverage the merger of the regional business and IT teams to rationalize and optimize the Infrastructure or Application vendor portfolio to achieve cost savings and consistency in services provided
• Perform strategic review of maintenance and support contracts and coordinate decision making in a timely manner
• Provide clear direction to the team and instill an inclusive, collaborative and motivating company culture

These I.T. Vendor Relationship Manager roles will be based in Spain, ideally in Barcelona or Madrid. Salary package is c€75-80K base, bonus, 850 Euros per month Car Allowance, + bens.

Skills Required: "vendor management"
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration:
Contact: Mark Revan Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0208 8991730 Contact Fax:
Reference: DMRITVENDOR Added: 14-08-2017
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