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IT COST AND CONTRACTS MANAGER*2

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Recruiter: REED Global
Listed on: 19th June
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £550 - £650
Type: Contract

IT COST AND CONTRACTS MANAGER*2

COSTS MANAGER/ CONTRACTS MANAGER/ VENDOR MANAGEMENT/ COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT/ COST REDUCTION/ OPTIMISATION PROGRAMMES/ FINANCIAL SERVICES

£550-650 Per Day-PAYE London 6 Months Contract- Extensions Likely

2 Cost and Contracts Managers are required by our Financial Services client based in London. You will have a key role in managing Cost Management processes across multiple IT business areas ensuring consistent and adequate governance and controls resulting in effective sanctioning of spend. This will include detailed involvement on cost submissions working with business managers, procurement and COOs to ensure that the organisation is obtaining the best commercial deal and evidencing the cost reduction work undertaken.

In this role, there will be specific responsibility for managing the contract lifecycle from an IT perspective for a number of specific contracts, including evaluating renewals of contracts ahead of time, challenging demand / requirements and working collaboratively with technical teams and procurement to obtain an optimal commercial deal. Maintaining the IT contracts calendar for the relevant IT teams including correct articulation of the financial P&L profiles, owning the renewal trigger points and driving subsequent actions will be essential. Furthermore support will be provided to each area to assist working towards a complete zero based budgeting approach.

Candidates will be commercially aware with expertise in Cost or Commercial Management and shall be responsible for creating and maintaining a robust governance model in evaluating, reviewing all IT expenditure and proactively driving cost reduction across Technology.

Key Experience:

Experience and proven track record in vendor, cost and commercial management including cost reduction / optimisation programmes

Expert knowledge on IT Infrastructure technical platforms / technologies, execution of IT vendor management policies

Good understanding of the IT global delivery model and future roadmap

Strong leadership and management skills together with the ability to motivate staff from a variety of backgrounds

Ability to work in a multi geography, culturally diverse and time-zone separated management role

In the first instance please submit your CV

Contact Name: Haseeb Sadiq
Reference: TJ/9104/X3-354409_1592583018
Job ID: 2833724



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