The IT Asset Buyer will be responsible for vendor and contract management of existing and new deals, implementations and issue resolutions.
Regular contact with the global team for succession planning.
Maintenance of a portfolio of IT contracts and assets, including set up of asset database
Vendor management of the IT related suppliers, including clean-up of portfolio which includes contract gap analysis
Receipt and / or handover of new contracts upon signature for implementation and ongoing management
Management of true up / true down processes in line with the existing contracts.
Review, renewal and retirement of IT assets as part of asset lifecycle management
Establish contract management objectives, procedures, templates and workflow processes for vendor contracts and deliverable schedules.
Maintain a contract management database that contains all executed contracts, as well as contracts that are under development but are not yet active.
Moreover, track obligations, deliverables and contract change notes. Manage and control access to documents as appropriate
Work with legal representatives to develop and insert appropriate legal protections in contracts, as warranted
Administer commercial and financial arrangements with vendors to include billing, invoicing, performance incentives and remedies, and internal chargebacks, where appropriate
Work with vendors and key stakeholders to establish clear contract change control processes
Studies in Business Administration, Finance or related fields
Minimum 2-4 years’ experience of IT sourcing and / or IT contract management
Advanced English (90% or above)
Good communicator able to communicate comfortably with all levels of seniority
Customer focused responds to queries in a confident, courteous and positive manner
Previous experience of working in a fast paced procurement environment