Job description Posted 10 June 2022

Role: IT Costs & Contracts Manager

Rate: £400 IR35 per day

Duration: 6 Months Contract

Location: – London

Type: Hybrid ( Number of days to be confirmed)

Must have: Right to work in the UK, No sponsorship will be provided

Role summary:

The primary purpose of the role is to govern a 3rd party IT spend for host Technology.

to manage and continuously improve cost management processes. Candidate will be working with GBGF IT, CIO's, COO's and supporting teams.

Person specification:

  • The role is for a senior leader with an in-depth understanding of the IT global operating model
  • Expert knowledge required on IT suppliers and contracts including an understanding of technical platforms and IT Vendor Management policy.
  • The role is the owner globally for contract and cost knowledge in assigned IT area.
  • Must be able to make decisions quickly using judgment based on variable quality information
  • High caliber communication and influencing skills - the role requires relationship management, participation and influence in all partnership relationship with senior leaders of other partner functions across IT
  • Experience in setting up and reviewing IT expenditure
  • Proven experience in cost reduction and cost governance models
  • Senior Stakeholder management with good communication skills across the board

Key tasks :

  • Managing cost management processes across multiple IT businesses
  • Driving sustainable growth.
  • Develop the IT sub-function responsibly, engaging with colleagues across the function including peer Senior Managers
  • Contracts Management – accountable for ensuring that contracts are renewed in a timely manner including approval via cost management processes and sign-offs / stakeholder management
  • Management Information – support creation of MI against contract database and third party spend
  • The role holder will work collaboratively with Senior Managers from other areas in IT to ensure stakeholder and customers’ requirements are met
  • Work with team and senior managers to deliver IT contract management and commercial awareness solutions and support to technology teams.
  • Builds rapport and mutual understanding to communicate and create opportunities for cross-business and/or international working, encouraging debate and open discussion.
  • Work with team and senior managers working with technical teams, procurement and suppliers in advance of renewals and required purchases to optimise volumes, challenge requirements and achieve best price for the organisation.

Candidates will be shortlisted with in 48hrs after submission deadline .

Must have the right to work in the UK, No sponsorship will be provided for this role.