Apply for the ongoing Palladium Group Job Recruitment 2022 via our latest job vacancies & employment portal. This Palladium Group job opening is available to all qualified candidates.
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact â€“ the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.
Job Title: ICT Vendor Manager
Location: United Kingdom
Experience: Mid Career / Advanced
This Opportunity: Provide management of ICT vendors and suppliers, establishing a process framework for the identification, selection and contracting of services and products. Provide guidance as subject matter expert to key stakeholders on ICT solutions including expected SLAs, performance evaluation and potential risks and issues. Provide a strong commercial experience with global vendors and in the management of contracts for a multi-national organization.
Location: The position is based in Palladium’s London office.
You and Your Career: If you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you have expertise working with ICT vendors and suppliers, we are interested in hearing from you.
We are a learning organization and provide growth opportunities from the start. We pride ourselves on giving you the freedom, resources, and guidance to chart a fulfilling career!
Reporting and Supervision: – The role is part of the Global ICT team – The role will report directly to the Global Director, ICT – Monthly updates on the status of personal Key Result Areas (KRAs), Learning and Development and any other areas of concern – Any other reporting requests as prompted by supervisor
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Your primary responsibilities will resolve around the management of ICT vendors and contracts. You will be expected to: – Manage all existing IT vendors in terms of performance of contract and the provision of services/products, addressing any non-performance or non-compliance, as outlined in their contract, SLAs and/or performance metrics – Establish a framework with guidelines and processes for the identification, evaluation, and selection of ICT vendor-provided solutions for the different areas of the business – Manage vendor relationships to identify and minimize risks and maximize return on investment – Manage interactions between vendors and Palladium’s internal projects’ managers during the implementation of initiatives and projects – Maintain the vendor management calendar, leading the review of terms, licensing, and renewals – Manage all procurement for new ICT contracts including products and services – Work with Global Finance in preparing, planning and budgeting forecasts for all vendor provided products and services, considering inputs from new developments, the infrastructure upgrade roadmap and architectural requirements – The role manages relationships with software and hardware vendors, service providers and other stakeholders as required – The role manages interactions between vendors and key stakeholders and project managers
Key Competencies Required: – Significant experience in managing ICT vendors for multi-national organizations – Proven experience managing a large portfolio of ICT vendors and service providers – Experience with various sizes of ICT projects and contracts, with a track record of adhering to timelines and budgets – Experience designing and managing Vendor Management Frameworks and Vendor Performance Management Frameworks – High level of negotiation skills – High level of attention to detail and accuracy – Strong organizational and planning skills – High level of written, verbal and presentation communication skills
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion – Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.
Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be in touch to discuss.
Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
If you think this job post can be helpful to someone else, please share it on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, LinkedIn or Pinterest using the buttons below. Thank you