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Vendor Manager

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London, UK - Reading, UK - Mobile England | Job-ID: 136681 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Inhouse IT


An exciting opportunity for experienced Vendor Manager to join our growing Enablement and Commercial function at Computacenter.

This function is a newly created department within Computacenter, in this role you will work alongside our Lead Vendor Manager and category specialists. 

The wider team also consists of a Commercial Tooling Management team, Demand and Capacity, Asset Management, and a small team of Procurement Administrators

The focus of this role is the providing of governance and compliant controls around our vendor estate. To include regular reviews ensuring services remain fit for purpose and compliant with our legal and accreditations requirements


What you’ll be doing


  • Maintain the contracts database, with all key information including but not limited to; contracts; Renewal dates; PO; CCN; Cross charging functionality, contract extensions.
  • Work closer with the Commercial Tooling Manager to ensure costs are being charged in line with the correct cost models.
  • Creating standard templates and documentation and report automation.
  • Documenting key information to ensure transparency, compliance and auditability.
  • Understand the value and importance that our Vendors play in providing and delivering services into GIS and the impact this has on our end customers.
  • Have clearly defined and documented engagement models to review what is delivered in line with contractual requirements.


What you’ll bring


  • Experience of working in large complex global organisations
  • Knowledge of delivering and providing governance support and controls on contracts on a global scale
  • Commercial and Financial acumen
  • Build good working relationships within both the immediate team and external functions
  • Comfortable in interpreting complex data into a simple digestible format
  • Knowledge of Excel and SharePoint
  • Be able to prioritise your own workload and work on your own initiative


Why should you join the Enablement & Commercial Team at Computacenter


This is an excellent opportunity to join our Enablement and Commercial Function at Computacenter so what’s in it for you?

You will be working within a thriving and growing department, collaborating with colleagues not only in the UK but also on a global scale.

You will be given the ability to make this role your own, you also get the chance to develop your career. At Computacenter we are passionate about our employees’ careers, and we invest heavily in training and development. If this sounds like the role for you apply today and lets have a chat.


Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


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