Technology Vendor Manager | Group Digital | Dubai
at Al Futtaim Group in
Job highlightsPosted on May 16, 2021
About the role:
We are currently seeking an experienced Technology Vendor Manager to join our Group Digital team.
The Vendor Manager will be responsible for developing and owning the Technology Vendor Management strategy for Digital EIT. Within this role, the individual will have the opportunity to establish and maintain strong vendor partnerships and identify means to optimise service levels and performance. A seasoned business leader with a broad skill-set which demonstrates analysis, excellent business judgment, and strong vendor management and negotiation skills. You will work with vendors of all sizes and must have the leadership presence and communication skills to represent AFG at all levels of the organisation. Experience in business analytics, strategic thinking, negotiations and operations are required.
Primary responsibilities include owning the vendor relationships, monitoring vendors to ensure compliance with company policies and commitments, and owning the strategic relationships and Executive governance meetings.
To be successful as a Vendor Manager, you should be detail-oriented and adept at negotiating vendor contracts. Ultimately, an outstanding Vendor Manager should be able to multitask effectively as well as demonstrate exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
Key Accountabilities include:
- Vendor Relationship Management
- Vendor Onboarding
- Vendor Risk Management
- Vendor Governance and Reporting
- Vendor Communications
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