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IT Infrastructure Operations Manager – Ireland

Contract @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Republic of Ireland View on Map
  • Post Date : September 23, 2022
  • Apply Before : October 23, 2022
  • Salary: $406,460.00 - $460.00
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  • Job ID 249562

Job Description

IT Infrastructure Operations Manager – Ireland (full remote working)

Candidates must be based in Ireland, Full Remote Working

This is a 12 month+ Contract outside of IR35

An International Opensource Consultancy with offices in Dublin, Romania & Ukraine known for their continuous Integration platform allowing companies to build, deploy, test and release on demand via their cost-effective platform are seeking an IT Infrastructure Operations Manager responsible for Enterprise IT Transformation projects & management and negotiation of vendor & supplier contracts


Review all current contracts to ensure we remain in compliance to all contractual obligations and to ensure all contracted commitments are delivered
Conduct contract negotiation and renewals on pricing and service level agreements
Willing and able to travel to participate in supplier meetings, workshops, and other related activities
Review all existing contracts to assess impact and cost as we migrate services across to cloud platforms. Where new contracts are required, ensure that they meet our needs
Manage all contractual related activities, IT partners and IT service delivery
Drive value through the contracted services being delivered by vendors into our Company
Ensure contracts and deliverables are provided on time, meet quality and performance standards and conform to security and compliance requirements
Work with key stakeholders to ensure contracts have measurable
KPIs and objectives that meet technical, delivery milestones, quality and ways of working requirements
Take a strategic view to ensure that our approach to procuring services takes best advantage of market capability, driving efficiency and continual service improvement
Translate contracts into easy, understandable interpretation for all levels within the company
Manage and review all contractual change with Business stakeholders
Ensure contractual conformance is achieved within the agreed terms of the master Service Agreements
Track and report on all contracted obligations being achieved, not delivered or excused for each reporting month. This reporting framework should be available for all key stakeholders
Take the lead in any contractual disputes and support the Vendor Manager to resolve any issues or contractual difficulties Requirements

Senior level IT leadership, gained in a complex global organisation
Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills
Shown ability to establish relationships and work multi-functionally with diverse team members and trusted partners, including on and offshore
Strong experience in working with third party suppliers in the delivery of business or IT change initiatives
Understanding of the IT landscape of the enterprise and the role of vendors and contract management within it
Proven track record of managing multiple vendors outsource deals with deep understanding of contracts and pricing schedules
Evidence of leading complex contract negotiations
Excellent organisational and analytical skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Very strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent communication skills, with a strong ability to effectively communicate both internally and externally at levels up to Director and C Suite, and ability to make complex technology problem simple to the business. Must be capable of understanding and communicating the "big picture"
Takes clear ownership of tasks and deliverables, possess "quick-study" abilities and be able to adapt to ever-changing business requirements and technology landscape
Strong self-management capability able to work efficiently through contract backlog
Strong listening and problem solving, with close attention to detail
Strong ability to craft and implement dashboards; analyse data and communicate it in a way that tells a story
Experience in Financial Services Regulatory standards
IT policy management & governance or IT audits
Experience of working in an Agile environment (SAFe), and with tools such as Jira & Confluence