A highly regarded financial services organisation with a reputation as a superb environment to work in
About the Client:
A highly regarded financial services organisation
A reputation as a superb environment to work in
Significant career prospects
About the Role:
You will be the commercial information on prescribed strategic IT contracts and proactively provide leadership and guidance to Group IT and business functions on matters relating to strategic contracts.
You will be the focal point for Commercial Contract Management matters both within Group IT and representing Group IT at business unit meetings.
You will lead on Contract negotiations in relation to Strategic Suppliers. You will develop and implement creative commercial solutions within contract life management that delivers incremental value to the business e.g. cost savings, cost avoidance, or flexible commercial models.
You will work closely with Group Finance to ensure appropriate financial controls are in place for strategic IT contracts and oversight is provided to relevant group and business unit functions. You will be a recognised focal point for all financial matters related to strategic IT contracts and provide Group IT and Business Divisions high quality support on activities at all stages of the financial calendar, e.g. budget setting, forecasting and business case development.
You will ensure financial controls are in place, including, where appropriate, the use of the Purchase to Pay system. Ensure all accurate supplier invoices are paid on time.
You will own the relationship with strategic IT suppliers and ensure that appropriate oversight and reporting is in place to evidence continued compliance of strategic IT contracts to Group Polices.
What we’re looking for:
At least 3 years leadership experience (
7 plus years of commercial experience gained from a managed service governance, vendor management or business development background
Experience of financial planning management and forecasting
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to senior management teams
Experience of working within a specialist team delivering against demanding individual and team performance targets
Demonstrate success in a pressured commercial environment