Oversees the information technology vendor relationship and delivery of outsourced services. Supporting the Hybrid Networks - Intelligent Infrastructure function, partners with senior management to evaluate vendor performance, needs assessment, spend optimization and risk management.
Directs the lifecycle activities for existing contracts. Identifies new technology solutions and works closely with internal business partners to forecast future needs and to develop cost effective strategies aligned with business objectives.
Drives the strategy and selection of vendors.
Coordinates the negotiation and execution of contracts with the Legal and Contracts departments. Develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
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Assigments are received in a goal-oriented format and resources are allocated to meet these goals Gives guidance to subordinates but allows latitude within organization’s policies and procedures Recommends policy / process changes that affect immediate area
Works on issues of diverse scope
Follows procedure when methods for solutions need to be selected
Acts as advisor to meet schedules or when technical issues need to be resolved
Responsible for schedules and performance requirements
Will have budget responsibilities
Mistakes may incur costs or impact short-term goals
Interacts with subordinates or peers from other areas on matters pertaining to functional area
Leads co-operation between members and teams
Degree in Business Management or associated qualification
5 Year experience in the telecommunication industry will be a benefit.