The bank for a changing world

IT Vendor Relationship Manager – m/f/x – Enabler

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

BE-Brussels-Capital Region

Job function

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Reference

IT 000436

Want to help shape the bank of tomorrow today?
 
At the bank for a changing world, our employees make change their greatest asset, turning challenges into opportunities. They think ahead to offer customers innovative solutions perfectly suited to their needs.
At BNP Paribas Fortis, the country’s number one bank, employees enjoy continuous career growth in a rewarding and flexible work environment.
 
The IT Vendor Relationship management team is a dedicated team of sourcing professionals which forms the one-stop shop for all the main vendor sourcing activities within IT (e.g. managed services, software packages with services, fixed price contracts, hardware & lines). The team shapes the innovative vendor partnerships, which enable our digital revolution & future banking technology.
As part of this dynamic team you will influence the choice, the engagement, the build-up & further optimisation of the vendor relationships by leveraging several skills (e.g. vendor portfolio analysis, negotiation, technology, process, collaboration, contract, …). You will interact with a multitude of stakeholders (e.g. vendors, IT domains, procurement, compliance, security, legal, finance) in order to turn this digital revolution into a success.
 
Your future job :
 
The mission is to implement, optimise and govern the IT vendor relationships to successfully support the implementation of the digital revolution and our new ways of working (e.g. Agile) with our internal customers.  As such you will also foster industrialization, ensure sustainable control and try to get the best value for money.
 
As a member  of the  IT Vendor Relationship Management team, you will analyse & participate in  the selection of  the potential suppliers that will help the bank to shape the digital innovation in the future banking technology.   You will also be responsible for the end-to-end engagement process with the selected vendors.  After the engagement you will further build & maintain the relationship with the vendor through adequate governance.  In our endeavour to continuously improve you will also provide suggestions to enhance the quality of service, propose optimised sourcing solutions and develop further the partnerships with external vendors.  Also your support in the transformation of the organization in the updated sourcing approaches is key.
 
Highlight your strengths !
 
  • You have experience in working with IT suppliers or you are up to date on the digital world and technologies (Agile/ Waterfall)
  • You know the context of negotiations and you want this to become your expertize.
  • You have a positive attitude combined with you driven and pragmatic personality.
  • As a team player, you are open to learn and participate in different negotiation partnerships and negotiation techniques.
  • You are able to act independently and flexible in a complex environment.
  • You are passionate about innovation and like sharing knowledge.
  • You have a master degree or equivalent in experience.
  • You communicate fluently in English, Dutch and French.
In a changing world, diversity and inclusion are core value. At BNP Paribas Fortis we want to attract and retain women and men of all ages, from all backgrounds, each with his or her own experience. We firmly believe that diversity increases performance and innovation. All our offers for full time are also available for 90% or 80%.
 
What does BNP Paribas Fortis offer you?
 
We believe that our evolution is driven by our employees. In return, we strive to provide optimal working conditions that enable people to develop both a professional and personal level. We offer a challenging working environment in which you are going to have a real impact on the digital revolution within our company. In addition, you can expect an interesting salary and attractive benefits. In order to respond to your individual needs, you can actively shape your benefit package.
 
Tempted by the challenge?
 
Ready to lead the digital innovation at BNP Paribas Fortis, inspire others and design your own career? Apply online!