Job Type: Contract
My client currently requires a Project Manager to be part of a team for advising, facilitating and liaising with international Service Providers. This is a 9 Month Temporary Contract. The candidate should have strong project management/metrics exp the fo
Senior / Technical Business Manager
My client currently requires a Project Manager to be part of a team for advising, facilitating and liaising with international Service Providers. This is a 9 Month Temporary Contract. The candidate should have strong project management/metrics exp the focus is on communication / leadership ability. 5 yrs + exp at management level in a large organization. You will partner with business units & corporate functions to make possible a enterprise bus strategy & support co. business units with strategy.
You will identify, recommend &implementing changes based on business needs and work closely with Snr Management to create best practice standards & risk mitigation, performance management to influence enterprise spend & drive strategic relationships.
You will act as an independent contributor for enterprise level relationships for co. vendors. Execute a portfolio approach to managing vendors aggregating & creating vendor segmentation & rationalization. Partner with Global & Technology Soln vendor management group to carry out spend examination & recognize savings. Work with bus units on metrics, scorecard programs to effectively manage vendor performance reducing costs, including research tracking & reporting vendor service performance metrics related. Maintain info on vendor outline /ability, assist supplier performance reviews with business partners. Provide management with periodic reporting on issues touching vendor governance and advice on risk profile/issues resolution; minimize repetition of labours across the co.
Support end to end sourcing process in creating standards for engaging new vendors. Research business trends & marketplace info for improvement, consulting/advisory services to provide expertise to co. Develop processes in synchronization with Legal, Compliance, Security teams. Create partnerships with units to ensure active participation in vendor related matters.
Experience and Qualifications
Degree in IT, Business Admin or equivalent. 10 to 15 yrs exp with 5 yrs + of application technology, business operations & management experience. Strong exp in program management with at least 5 years exp in sourcing & vendor management (pricing, designing engagement frameworks, delivery structures, performance management, benchmarking, and cost management, control mechanisms, process mapping/ analysis, cost benefit analysis). Strong analytical background. Strong record of delivery at high operational level. Insurance or financial services experience a major advantage.
Experienced manager with a proven track record operating at a senior level with a strong customer focus. Strong on process, procedure, quality, customer service, communication and project management skills and a high focus on results.
Strong leadership and management vision. Strong communication skills; written, verbal. Strong interpersonal, problem solving, relationship management skills. Exposure to large vendor evaluation ; including RFP design/ selection/contract strategies. Experience of risk management related disciplines. Strong problem solving/ strategy/business acumen. Exp in processes i.e. ITIL, CMMi, project management, Six Sigma is an advantage.
Based in a beautiful region of rural Ireland with an Institute of technology, hospital and all the modern conveniences of a city in a town.
Competitive package and salary
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Please do not hesitate to contact David Coyle at 01 6351748 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries regarding this role.
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