SAP/IT Vendor

£55,000 | Halifax Road | Permanent
Posted 10 months ago

Contract Lead (SAP)

Salary up to £58,000 pension annual performance related bonus Private Healthcare 28 days annual leave company car

A new, exciting opportunity has arisen within a newly formed IT VMO function. The Contract Lead (SAP) will be the lead manager on key, high value, strategic contracts associated with the SAP Transformation Programme, taking ownership and accountability to generate maximum value from contracts and deliver added-value benefit. You will be a key contributor to the IT Operating Model. You will drive excellent standards, high performance, and innovation by creating the conditions for effective delivery through clients IT vendors.
What you'll need to succeed

• Extensive experience managing and leading IT Vendors, with a proven track record of driving sustainable performance against challenging business targets.
• Extensive experience of delivery SAP programmes with SI (System Integrators) within large organisations
• Experience of delivering IT Frameworks in a multi-vendor environment, with experience of;
o IT Infrastructure Vendors
o Application Development Vendors
o Telemetry Vendors
o IT Operational and IT Security vendors
o Professional Services vendors
• Experience of driving delivery following project management principles adhering to project and programme governance
• Excellent understanding and experience of procurement processes and proactive in building relationships with external providers
• Excellent management of SLA interfaces with the customer, internal support teams and other third party organisations to deliver an efficient and effective end-to-end IT Service.
• Able to influence and hold 3rd party service suppliers to account, driving excellent vender performance
• Experience of business planning, resource management and financial management
• Good understanding of Business Process Management, Risk Management and IT Governance (including ITIL principles)
• Experience of leading and embedding change, able to influence and drive culture and behaviours within an IT environment
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
• Experience of developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships to CIO level
• Strong organisation skills
• Highly motivated and self-starting with a personal drive for continuous development
• Team player – supporting colleagues and management
• Excellent understanding of Health, Safety and Wellbeing standards and practices

• Previous led and worked with multi-vendor IT Suppliers, in a framework of £<50m
• Experience of working in a utility/regulated industry

Apply now -

For more information about this role, please contact:

Nick Smith
01442 509083

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