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Sourcing & Vendor Management - City, London, United Kingdom,

Job Title:
Sourcing and Vendor Manager -Cross Category (Enterprise Services, Tech, HR, Marketing, Professional Services)

Role:

  • Experience with Acquisitions from a contract standpoint (novations, terminations, renegotiations)
  • Identify, develop and implement a project plan to action all contracts that need to be reviewed and executed as part of the acquisition. Organize weekly status updates to ensure all responsible parties are delivering/meeting timelines
  • Project Management across all sourcing categories and various teams across this organisation (stakeholders, RQA, infosec) to ensure all open items associated with each contract review has been closed out.
  • Have a high-level understanding of the key risks associated with contracting with vendors & be able to clearly articulate any identified risks to key stakeholders.
  • Support the Category Manager/Sourcing Managers daily where needed to drive urgent deals to closure and action any follow ups

Requirements:

  • Superior project management skills - ability to obtain updates on a weekly basis and drive deals to closure (experience handling acquisitions)
  • Excellent analytical skills - ability to provide managements with a dashboard updating progress on what is closed and what is still outstanding on a weekly basis
  • Strong communication skills
  • 7+ years of strategic sourcing/procurement and vendor management experience across two or three of the following categories: Enterprise Services, IT, HR, Marketing, Professional Services.
  • Proven ability to manage issues to resolution
  • Ability to understand contractual language
  • Minimum of a business degree or equivalent

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