Vendor Manager - Glasgow City Centre

IT
Ref: 380 Date Posted: Wednesday 09 Jan 2019
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£49,218 - £54,173 per annum

Glasgow City Centre - Permanent - Grade 5

We’ll accept applications up to 23rd January 2019 and interviews will be scheduled week commencing 28th January 2019.

Why SLC?

Do you have a passion for all things digital? Are you technically-minded with a keen interest in the latest technology developments? Do you have the skills to play a key role in ensuring our organisation is a digital, customer-focused centre of excellence?

If so, we might just have the job for you. 

What’s the job?

As a member of the Technology Operations team reporting into the CIO, the Vendor Manager is responsible for developing and managing relationships with key technology vendors across the full vendor management lifecycle.  They will be responsible for governing key vendors.  This will include development and implementation of a performant vendor management capability within SLC that ensures vendors are responsive to SLC needs, operate to key performance metrics and provide value add services and innovation. 

The role holder will also act as the single point of contact for a Technology Group function (Delivery, Platform, Services) and be accountable for managing the planning and execution of the vendor strategy for their allocated area.  The role holder is part of a technology department focussed on ensuring the Directorate continues to add value to the business enabled by strong strategic vendor partnerships.

How do I apply?

Successful candidates will have proven track record in a multi-disciplinary IT environment in public or private sector, A technical background in a recognised IT discipline e.g. service operations, service management, technical operations, application management, technical project delivery or technical delivery experience eg with a vendor or Systems Integrator. Demonstrable vendor management experience, including experience in outsourcing, managed service or Cloud environments and in associated operational processes.  Being able to understanding the evolving IT marketplace and IT technologies and how those fit within the SLC environment, Understanding of how to develop and manage strategic partnerships and use KPIs/SLA’s and other measures to drive vendor performance.

For full details please click on Job Description link.

Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!

Please note - As part of the selection process, SLC uses third parties to perform a number of pre-employment checks including reference, criminal record and credit reference. They may supply us with information that will assist us with our recruitment decision, also Internal applicants will not be eligible to apply for this vacancy if they are on a formal stage of Attendance Management Policy.

 



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