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Specialist Vendor Steering (m/f)
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GfK. Growth from Knowledge

GfK turns data into smart business decisions for clients.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution?

Country: Germany

Location: Nuremberg

As Specialist Vendor Steering (m/f) your main focus is to ensure alignment with Head of Customer Care and PMO and management of Key Vendors.

Your key activities include:

  • Monitor and analyze trends in company spending and inventory control in order to make recommendations for the future, and to identify areas for possible savings
  • Scan and validate different vendors to select the best
  • Maintain up-to-date vendor documentation, e.g. account teams, points of contacts, contract information
  • Provide update to IT Finance of vendor contract billing with any crosscharging requirements
  • Support Business or Process Owner with efficient communications, improved day-to-day processes, optimization and improvement performance and increase value from vendors
  • Selecting appropriate products and services in line with established group standards and directions

You are a committed, outgoing person with strong analytical skills, logical and structured working methods, drive and a "can do" attitude. You have the ability to communicate with a wide range of target groups. In dealing with everyday challenges, you focus on solutions in a flexible manner with a service-oriented and professional attitude. You enjoy working in a dynamic, international working environment.

You bring along the following qualifications:

  • College diploma or university degree
  • Strong background in vendor management
  • Overview of vendor's market across the IT infrastructure with solid working knowledge of current IT infrastructure technologies in use
  • Understanding of pricing of products and services from Key Vendors e.g. for software licensing, telecommunication, hardware and services
  • Fluent in German and English, any additional languages are an asset
  • Excellent contract management and administration skills are essential
  • Ability to deal tactfully with vendors, suppliers, and contractors who provide a broad spectrum of products and services
  • Budgeting, inventory, and cost-management skills
  • Strong understanding of PaaS, SaaS

About us
Having choices is what makes life exciting. Make your choice today and take your future into your own hands. We value skills and talents, and will support your development within our international teams. GfK makes your choice easy as we offer an exciting work environment that brings people together and encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. As a trusted leader in market research present in over 100 countries, we know what makes consumers' hearts beat-globally and locally. We work on projects for successful companies in virtually every major industry.

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