Procurement and Vendor Management Leader

Procurement and Vendor Management Leader

Vero Insurance | sydney, NSW, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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What you’ll do:

  • Manage external vendor relations & performance including SLA’s governance, adherence to the SMF while building strong partnerships
  • Implement and manage vendor governance framework and supplier review processes, manage monthly performance meetings
  • Perform as functional bridge amongst external vendors as well as internal stakeholders
  • Develop and implement Category plans, sourcing strategies and/or negotiation strategies including define appropriate supply models for each category of spend and establish contracts that are competitive, reduce risk and optimise supply through appropriate SLAs
  • Determine the roles & responsibilities between Technology Procurement & Vendor Management and stakeholders within T&T; this will involve an assessment of complexity, existing intellectual property, risk, legal requirements, budget ownership and other relevant factors
  • Interpret T&C’s, resolve vendor disputes that have been escalated or are of a systematic or strategic nature and work with T&T Domains to resolve supplier performance and governance issues & coordinate development and tracking of improvement plans, if required
  • What you’ll bring:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in vendor management or procurement
  • Experience in ICT Category Management and Vendor Management to include Tier 1 Software, Hardware, telecommunications and managed services, such as IBM, Oracle, Kyndryl, Microsoft etc
  • Experience in large organisations with complex environments.
  • Experience in a centralised procurement/commercial environment providing services to a broad customer base.
  • Experienced in achieving and being accountable for tangible commercial results.
  • Experience in delivering quality outputs within tight timeframes within a standardised project management framework and structured procurement approach.
  • Experience in working with others in a (preferably commercial) strategy setting role.
  • Experience in influencing stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, and delivering quality outputs within tight timeframes
  • What we can offer you:

  • Discounts and offers on a range of retail favourite stores as well as banking and insurance products.
  • A range of flexible working and leave options, including 20 weeks paid parental leave, 4 weeks paid secondary carer parental leave and unlimited paid emergency response leave.
  • Invest in your brighter future with ongoing study support and career development programs.
  • Give back to our communities with payroll giving, donation matching and paid volunteer leave.
  • Prioritise your work/life balance with our robust employee assistance program and dedicated employee council.