Software Contract and Vendor Manager
Maersk is going through times of unprecedented change. As we aspire to secure sustainable growth of our businesses, we need to re-think the way we engage with our customers and partners. Digitisation and IT are taking centre stage in enabling this engagement. Join us in Transport and Logistics IT as we rethink what technology can do to drive growth.
Joining Maersk T&L will embark you on a great journey with career development in a global organisation. As IT Contract and Vendor Manager, you will gain broad business knowledge of the company’s activities globally, as well as understand how the complexity of IT supports the transport and logistics business.
You will be exposed to a wide and challenging range of business issues through regular engagement with key stakeholders across all management levels within Maersk.
You will work and communicate across geographical and cultural borders that will enable you to build a strong professional network. We believe people thrive when they are in charge of their career paths and professional growth. We will provide you with opportunities to broaden your knowledge and strengthen your technical and professional foundation.
By choosing Maersk, you join not only for the role, but for a career. From here your path may take you towards extended responsibilities within Application Development, IT Delivery or IT Leadership.
We aim to be a world-class professional IT organisation that delivers business value through automation, standardisation and innovation. We believe in empowerment where each of us takes ownership and responsibility for developing and implementing new ways of working.
The IT Contract and Vendor Manager will have the accountability for managing a number of contracts with multiple vendors within IT software licencing. You will participate in the development and implementation of Contract and Vendor Management strategies on a longterm basis.
Furthermore, you will manage contract overviews and contract life cycles and have the overall responsibility for ensuring that contracts and vendors are optimised, as well as driving service optimisation efforts.
Your main aim is to attain a competitive asset base for the future that is fully operational, at cost, on time.
We are looking for
It is preferred that you have prior knowledge of major software vendor contracts as well as in-depth knowledge and experience with internal stakeholder management. Also experience in a functional area routinely applying knowledge of theories, methods, techniques and processes is a necessity. You understand the overall nature of the business and the interdependencies between own and other functions and present results of own work outside of team, but is mainly internally oriented.
You handle most situations independently, thriving with receiving minimal guidance, but will seek advice and guidance on more complex issues. You are confident applying subject matter knowledge to solve common business issues.
You operate within practices and procedures covered by precedents or well-defined policies, escalating all non-routine problems.
Moreover, it is essential that you have strong analytical skills and are detail oriented, enabling you to deliver results. You thrive with diving into the details as well as having the full overview. You can take ownership over the reporting and analysis and to communicate results and finding effectively to various stakeholders.
You are a team player, able to successfully priorities multiple tasks and timelines, to meet deadlines.
You are culturally open-minded, a good communicator and able to establish relationships across geographical boundaries and cultures. You should be proficient in English written and verbally.
As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job – regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high-performing teams.
For further information, please contact: Amanda Huckerby - firstname.lastname@example.org
Last application date: 2/6/2018
Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world. Your promise. Delivered.