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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 8, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

John Snow, Inc. is a global consulting organization dedicated to improving people’s lives around the world through greater health, education, and socioeconomic equity for individuals and communities, and to providing an environment where people of passion can pursue this cause.

Job Title

Director of IT Vendor and Contract Management job at John Snow, Inc. ( JSI )

Job Description

The Director of IT Vendor and Contract Management leads vendor relationship management, contract negotiations, software licensing, and IT procurement activities. This position oversees vendor performance while identifying opportunities to optimize costs.
The Director develops trusted partnerships with technology suppliers and service providers. They ensure adherence to contracts and licensing agreements. This role manages the RFP process, vendor selection, and onboarding for key IT partnerships. They also forecast IT expenditures and maintain budgets.

Position Purpose:
Provide strategic direction for global IT vendor management. Negotiate optimal contracts and licensing agreements.
Lead procurement processes and purchasing for IT goods/services. Manage vendor relationships and contracts worldwide.
Identify and execute on opportunities for expense optimization. Ensure compliance with software licenses and vendor contracts. Maintain trusted partnerships with technology providers globally.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage vendor relationships, contracts, and performance to deliver value. Negotiate favorable licensing agreements and renewals.

  • Ensure vendor security and regulatory compliance.

  • Lead IT procurement processes and purchasing of technologies/services. Identify and execute on opportunities for expense reduction. Ensure compliance with software licenses and vendor contracts.

  • Develop and manage annual budgets for IT expenditures. Implement cost optimization strategies related to vendors.

  • Maintain trusted partnerships with technology and service providers. Manage third party risk assessment and monitoring.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • 7+ years overseeing IT vendor and contract management. Experience negotiating complex technology contracts and licenses. Budget management expertise with forecasting and reporting. Education:

  • Degree in IT Management, Business Administration, or related field. Certification in Contract Management.


How to Apply

The details are available on www.jsi.com until October 8th 2023. To Apply please go to https://www.jsi.com/careers-at-jsi/

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