IT Vendor and Contract Manager, Group IT

GN Store Nord
Ballerup - Denmark
Published: April 15, 2019
The Vendor and Contract Manager position is part of Group IT, which delivers IT services globally to all GN Group entities. You will be part of an IT organization with colleagues around the world although your main interaction will be with colleagues based in Denmark, the US and China.

The IT Vendor and Contract Manager role is accountable for providing excellent vendor performance, executing disciplines such as contract management, license management and asset management in close collaboration with managers in IT, Procurement and Finance.

As our IT Vendor and Contract Manager, you will own and maintain the overall portfolio of all supplier contracts. This includes ensuring compliance, controlling cost, enhancing operational efficiency by tracking and managing contracts and assets throughout their life cycles. You will also be responsible for building and maintaining robust processes for vendor portfolio management, including management decision framework.

Key responsibilities:
As our IT Vendor and Contract Manager, your main responsibilities will be to:
• Drive supplier portfolio convergence to enable cost efficiency
• Manage relationship with suppliers and be a part of relevant governance forums
• Provide input to the global Group IT sourcing strategy
• Ensure adherence to the procurement and contract management process, including related supplier evaluations and selections (RFx)
• Drive a consolidated financial overview for contracts and licenses on a monthly basis as well as provide solid input to the budget and forecast processes

As a person, you are highly motivated and results-oriented, and you strive to excel together with colleagues. You have a solid understanding of vendor negotiations, contractual frameworks and processes as well as proven experience of setting the foundation and standards to ensure contract and software compliance.
In addition, you have strong project management and presentation skills as well as in-depth and solid analysis know-how. Finally, you have knowledge of and experience with software asset management as well as basic skills regarding technical platforms such as Microsoft and Oracle.

Would you like to know more?
To apply, use the ‘APPLY’ link no later than June 2, 2019. Applications are assessed on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.

About us
The GN Group is a global leader in intelligent audio solutions that let you hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible. Our ambitious 150-year journey has taken us from telegraph cables to radio waves and intelligent audio engineering. To celebrate our anniversary, we look to our unique competences within medical, professional and consumer audio solutions to help us continue to transform lives through the power of sound.

GN was founded with a truly innovative and global mindset. Today, we honor that legacy with world-leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology, miniaturization and collaborations with leading technology partners. GN's solutions are marketed by the brands ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra and BlueParrott in 100 countries. Founded in 1869, the GN Group employs more than 6,000 people and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO).

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