Vendor Manager

Location: Warsaw, PL

Why this role is important to us

 

At SimCorp, we assist some of the biggest financial institutions in the world to be successful by simplifying their investments, accounting, and operations. We do this through IT systems, processes, and financial knowledge. Implementing our software by way of high-quality projects is at the core of what we do. To introduce our software to our clients, business consultants are essential to us.

 

SimCorp is on a cloud journey, and it is therefore of utmost importance, that the Vendor Management team engage and promptly follows up upon the contractual engagement, & obligational issues, linked to our vendors.

 

 

The Vendor Management team contributes to ensuring deliverables from our Strategic Vendors, our SaaS clients, and internal stakeholders. The collaboration is a partnership, where we engage with our different strategic vendors, on a daily/ weekly basis based on the activity levels there might be with the clients.

 

You will be a trusted advisor to our internal stakeholders, ensuring the support and quality needed from our vendors. You will also be the Point of Contact for Vendor engagement from SimCorp’s side, executing the contract & commercial issues.

 

What you will be responsible for

  • Contributing to all aspects of Strategic Vendor Management

  • Ensuring internal stakeholder management

  • Supporting the OPS team, regarding Managed Services, from our Hosting providers

  • Negotiations with Vendors, eg. MS Azure, IBM

  • Vendor assessment: interviews, follow-up, ratings, obligations

  • Administration of nonstrategic vendors (+50)

  • Contract changes

  • Mentoring, coaching, and helping colleagues to secure the project deliveries

What we value

 

Most importantly, you can see yourself contributing and thriving in the position described above. You probably hold a degree in Commercial Business or Legal. We expect you to be good at the majority of the following and be able to - and interested in - learn the rest.

 

  • Can-do spirit, linked with project management skills

  • Experience in IT- Contract management and stakeholder management

  • Knowledge of the financial industry as well as business and processes

  • Fluency in English

  • Enthusiasm and outgoing concerning everything we do

  • Desire for maintaining and creating something special, that will ensure SimCorp the best market position ongoing

  • Desire to act as an ambassador for Vendor Management, and best practices linked to this area

 

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours – the possibility of remote or hybrid working models

  • Possibility of working based on a regular contract or B2B

  • Private medical care (Medicover)

  • Sharing the costs of sports activities (Multisport Card).

  • Life insurance

  • Possibility of developing your career in an international environment

  • Professional training and courses

  • Language classes

  • Integration events and charity projects