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(Senior) IT Supplier Manager m/f/t


Essen, NW, DE, 45141 Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB

​RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your future plans 
Come and join our RWE Provider Management Team and support us in accompanying companywide IT Infrastructure projects through leading edge supplier contracting relationship management. In this role as an IT Supplier Manager you will not only join a highly motivated and technically skilled team but also governing international strategic partnerships in relevant IT infrastructure areas such as Cloud, Data, Networks, EUC and Service Management.


  • Take responsibility for managing suppliers and drive successful contract implementation throughout the contract lifecycle – souring to contract exit
  • Self-responsibly ensure contracts are correctly governed and risks are appropriately managed
  • Evaluate and report past performance adequately
  • Overtake the supplier and contract expert role for a given set of stakeholders, with a focus on customer centricity, reporting and communication
  • Assure the monitoring of pre-set business requirements through effective sourcing activities such as scope of work, KPI schemes, project specifications and deliverables
  • Ameliorate supplier management practices jointly with fellow team members, ensure correct process documentation and supplier reporting
  • Collaborate closely with procurement colleagues on sourcing exercises and contractual/commercial topics


Your powerful skills 

  • Professional experience in managing supplier relations
  • Ability to effectively manage stakeholders at all levels while acting as a source of inspiration 
  • Communication skills in English (German would also be an advantage), presenting complex information in a clearly structured way
  • Profound understanding of IT contracts and related topics such KPI/SLA, Risk Management, Innovation and Penalties 
  • Collaborative team player, willing to share knowledge and expertise with the ability to solve complex problems
  • ITIL experience is preferred along with relevant business qualifications 

Advantageous, but not a must 

  • Experience of working within an IT or service based environment would be an advantage


Benefits you can rely on 

  • Working with a fun, trusting and dynamic team in a growing business
  • Ability to develop your expertise in an ever changing environment
  • Contribute to building strong companywide SRM practices 


“Since joining the team everyone has been so supportive, there is a strong sense of inclusion and I have the right environment to use and continue to develop my skills.” (New Joiner Testimonial)

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We look forward to meeting you!


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