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Manager de contrats H/F

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Date: 12-May-2021

Location: Puteaux, Île-de-France

Company: Bureau Veritas

Présent dans 140 pays, l’engagement et le savoir-faire des femmes et des hommes font de Bureau Veritas, un des leaders mondiaux de l’évaluation de la conformité et de la certification en matière de qualité, hygiène/santé, sécurité, environnement et responsabilité sociale (QHSE). Rejoignez l’excellence technique et innovante de nos équipes pour appartenir à un groupe reconnu depuis plus de 190 ans pour sa qualité de service et son engagement éthique pour le développement durable.



Based in Paris, you will assume the role of ISM contract manager in the CIO office. You will work operationally with the applicable managers of ISM, while adhering to functional policies and guidance from the Corporate procurement department via a functional reporting line.

In the context of strategic IT transformation, BV needs to build a strong eco-system of vendors. This role, in collaboration with the Corporate procurement departments, consists of building this vendor eco-system as well as the associated vendor & contract management framework, followed with disciplined operational execution. The final objective is to ensure cost-efficient quality of solutions and services delivered to the business.


You will be responsible for the Vendor & Contract Management of the portfolio of ISM vendors.

The portfolio includes a wide range of software, services, hardware and outsourcing contracts.

The specific responsibilities of the role include:

  • Strategic, classification & review of contracted vendors for alignment to market trends and BV and ISM strategy and roadmaps.
  • Pro-actively look for synergies across vendors and across IS&T ecosystem partners
  • Robust vendor relationship via consistent process, procedure & governance
  • Vendor Performance management (following performance metrics, value, contractual, relationship, respect of SLA’s, support, escalations)
  • Provide input to sourcing on vendor evaluation, risks and potential synergies. Contribute to any negotiations with procurement team.
  • Risk and compliance management of contracts, pro-actively initiating reviews, renegotiation, termination
  • Cost management, including analysis of optimization and simplification opportunities agreed with procurement team, tracking of consumption and spend, ensuring contracted discounts including annual volume discounts are applied.
  • Ensure timely renewals, implicit or explicit.
  • Actively lead critical processes like compliance audits from vendors.
  • Coaching of and assistance to delivery managers on contract management.
  • Ensure up to date inventory and records of all contracts in the associated tools and repositories

Profil & compétences

  • Graduated with an engineering degree, preferably in information technology, you have at least 5 years of experience in IT contract management. An experience in a similar position for a global company, is recommended. You have a strong knowledge of the key IT players in the industry.
  • Specific experience with outsourcing contracts, cloud providers, off-shore dimensions will be very ideal.
  • You have force of character needed to build collaborative relationships with vendors while being exacting and demanding without compromise on their expected performance levels.
  • Fluent in English, you are eager to work with autonomy in an international environment and to face the challenges of an ambitious IT transformation at BV.



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