IT Contracts Manager - Permanent - City of London

IT Contracts Manager - Permanent - City of London
  • £50,000 - £60,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • City of London, London, England, UK City of London London GBR EC3A 4AF
Job Ref: 50203786
Sector: Other
Date Added: 23 March 2020

IT Contract Manager - Permanent - City of London

My client a top retailer are looking to take on an IT Contract Manager to join their well-established team on a permanent basis. The IT Contract Manager will be responsible for the following:

The IT Contract Manager will be responsible for managing the IT supplier contract life cycle, which includes changes and modifications and the enforcement of performance and obligation clauses, including incentives and remedies.

The IT Contract Manager will act as the key contact and subject matter expert for all IT supplier contract-related activities. This includes assisting with negotiating contract terms, conditions, modifications, incentives and remedies, while working with key stakeholders to ensure that their requirements are met.

Working in partnership with IT Procurement the IT Contract Manager will manage the contract execution process, resolving problems, mitigating delays, assisting with audits, mediating disputes and escalating issues. Other responsibilities include:

    • Supporting Vendor Managers in governing the relationship and communication process with suppliers (regardless of Tier) and resolving/settling supplier disputes/commercial issues through attendance at governance meetings.
    • Establish contract management objectives, procedures, templates and workflow processes for assigned vendor contracts and deliverable schedules.
    • Maintain IT Contracts within the business's central Contract repository which contains all executed contracts, as well as contracts that are under development but are not yet active. Moreover, track Contract Approval Forms, Commercial Terms, Contract Change Notes, Authorizations to Proceed, Letters of Intent, new Schedules and manage and control access to those documents as appropriate.

Key skills for the IT Contract Manager are as follows:

  • An ability to determine contractual and financial exposure, negotiate contracts, and the ability to participate in the development of the IT asset management mission, goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of IT contracting trends, licensing models, and traditional and emerging contract and vendor best practice.
  • Deep market knowledge of the category of IT vendor for which the contract manager is responsible
  • Project and process management skills, with the ability to handle multiple vendors and multiple contracts, as well as a wide range of tasks
  • Ability to understand contract risks and to work with other parts of the organisation in crafting tactics and strategies for risk mitigation
  • Knowledge of best practices for IT contract negotiation tactics and strategies
  • Degree or relevant experience from a legal or contract management background is highly desirable but not essential.

This is a permanent role for an IT Contract Manager working for a top company. To apply to the IT Contract Manager please send through a CV or call to discuss options.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

22/04/2020 11:31:38
GBP 50000 50000
Contact Consultant:
Allise Collins

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