IT Vendor Manager

IT Vendor Manager
  • €80,000 - €85,000 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Dublin, Republic of Ireland Dublin Dublin 1Dublin
Job Ref: QM3
Sector: Accountancy & Finance
Date Added: 09 January 2023

Global Insurance company in Dublin City Centre looking to hire an IT Vendor Manager on a permanent basis.


Salary = 80,000-85,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus and other benefits.

Please be advised this position is available only to Irish, EU, UK or stamp 1G/Stamp 4 holding citizens currently residing in Ireland. No sponsorship.


  • Manage IT vendors in line with the IT Supplier Management Policy to ensure all stages of the vendor lifecycle are actively integrated.
  • Complete all vendor management tasks for all vendors; assist with contract development, identify and measure performance metrics against SLAs etc.
  • Manage all incidents and issues, drive problem management to identify and remove root cause to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Enhance the IT Risk Management Framework by applying best industry practice.
  • Where specific day-to-day vendor operations are managed by other internal resources, ensure that vendor management is conducted in line with the IT Supplier Management Policy.
  • Lead the implementation of a centralised tool to streamline vendor management practices across our vendor management, legal, finance, compliance and risk teams.

Any other ad hoc duties when required.

The ideal candidate:

  • Excellent communication skills - able to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • Previous experience liaising with and managing external IT vendors
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements governing outsourcing
  • Strong understanding of IT Vendor Management and IT Governance best practice
  • Strong, proven negotiation skills and ability to influence others particularly when working with external vendors
  • Continually seeking to improve work processes in line with best practice
  • Proven track record in striving for continuous improvement and driving efficiencies, whilst maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and deal with changing priorities
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ambition to exceed expectations
  • Desirable but not essential for the role:
    • Experience of working in the insurance sector, preferably in a cross-border business environment

Experience in working in a multilingual, multicultural environment

Guidant IRC is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Irish Recruitment
08/02/2023 10:32:19
EUR 80000 85000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Quincy McNamara

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