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Senior Vendor Contract Manager

Kelly Services
Baltimore, MD 21217
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!

**Title:** Senior Procurement Vendor Contract Manager (Technology Out-Sourcing)

**Location:** Remote (Eastern Time Zone)

**Duration:** 12 months **Senior Procurement Vendor Contract Manager (Technology Out-Sourcing)**

**Company Overview [Name Withheld]**

**L** eading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. Operates today on every continent with more than 40,000 employees in over 600 offices. We offer clients superior expertise, teamwork, innovative market-leading products and professional services in risk management and transfer. Our experts rank among the worlds leading authorities on analytics, modelling and mitigation strategies at the intersection of global commerce and extreme events.

**Position Overview**

+ Single focus on one Vendor / Partner for commercial and contract change management for a strategic outsourced Technology partner with-in the Technology function

+ Responsible for managing new sourcing activities & strategies for that single vendor across the business. They will be expected to build key vendor relationships, and with key senior IT stakeholders and service owners and act as a trusted advisor and partner on procurement related matters to that team.

+ Responsible for building and maintaining strong working relationship with [company] Legal and Finance teams who are critical to the day to day running.

**Principal Responsibilities**

+ Day to day vendor and contract management

+ Manage Contract changes

+ Negotiate in new SOWs to achieve best commercial and contractual terms

+ Build key Stakeholder and IT relationships

+ Provide general Procurement support, guidance and direction

**Principal Accountabilities**

+ Manage a single IT Outsourced Partner for Infrastructure Services

+ Manage contract and commercial changes

+ Build and maintain key vendor relationships

+ Build Strong stakeholder skills

**Required Qualifications**

+ 7+ years of IT Procurement experience

+ Experience of managing large out-sourced IT partners (both on-shore and off-shore) as well as an up to date view of the latest market trends for out-sourcing partners is essential

+ Experience of other Procurement categories would also be beneficial.

+ Strong contractual and commercial understanding of out-sourced agreement

+ Strong IT procurement and experience of negotiating of bespoke IT consulting agreements

+ Strong IT services contract negotiation experience

+ In-depth knowledge of IT sourcing and procurement principles and best practices

+ Familiarity with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements, as well as understanding of standard contractual terms and conditions to mitigate legal risk

**Required Competencies**

+ Change management and self-awareness skills to adopt targeted approaches to a dynamic set of stakeholders

+ Strong negotiation skills

+ Excellent communication & stakeholder skills

+ Both a strategic and analytical mind-set

+ Ability to articulate procurements value, specifically as an IT Procurement business partner

**Travel Requirements**

+ Potential future travel within the United Stated and possibly to London / India (once safe travel resumes).

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( ) for immediate consideration.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

By partnering with Kelly IT, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-15

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