IT Contract Manager - Vendor Manager - Amsterdam
Posted on Dec 22, 2021 by Tiro Partners
My client Is urgently seeking an experienced IT Contract Manager/IT Vendor Manager to help create & maintain the relationship with a primary IT supplier and serve as the singular point of contact for matters concerning IT contracts.
The role will be remote initially but ideally moving to 3 days a week onsite when restrictions allow
6-8 month Full time contract.
Start February 2022
Tasks & responsibilities:
. Drive the delivery and services teams to have a common voice and approach towards dealings with the supplier, in line with the contract
. Solve any contract-related problems that may arise with other parties and internally with the company itself.
. Evaluate and negotiate change requests and contract addendums to keep the contract aligned to business objectives
. Maintain records for correspondence and documentation in relation to contract and any contractual issues running
. Prepare materials, communicate and present information to stakeholders about all contract-related matters, including performance against contract obligations and objectives (together with delivery teams)
. Manage ongoing contractual governance with supplier
. Monitor contract and move forward with close-out, extension or renewal according to what's best for the company.
Skills & Expertise:
. At least 8 years experience in sourcing and contract management in an IT related field
. Experience in handling difficult contract negotiations and working to create a stronger negotiating position to achieve proven results
. Excellent communication skills (Fluent in English)
. Proven ability to work with and influence C-level stakeholders
. Knowledge of Dutch Law a bonus