IT Vendor Management Analyst - Remote

  • Amica,
  • Lincoln, RI
  • 11 hours ago
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Amica
Full Time

Job Description

IT Vendor Management Analyst (Corporate Information Systems Department)
25 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI 02865

Want to turn your IT expertise into customer solutions?
The feeling is mutual.

Our Lincoln, RI office is seeking a Senior/Lead IT Vendor Management Analyst who will contribute to the development, management, and maintenance of the IT Vendor Management program. They will also assist in directing and optimizing vendor management strategy and initiatives.

This position is eligible for fulltime remote work.

Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to reporting on vendor contracts, performance, risk, and relationships to key stakeholders and vendors.
  • Facilitate collaboration with team members as well as across teams, sections and departments to complete work in a timely manner.
  • Drive and support best practices both within and across teams.
  • Facilitate the maintenance of agreements with vendors, and ensure that they are current/up to date and compliant with relevant laws and regulations, including software license compliance.
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to other IT personnel handling both routine and more complex work.
  • Perform financial spend and qualitative analysis of the vendor portfolio.
  • Provide assistance to procurement teams and business units to optimize the cost-effectiveness of negotiations and ensure compliance of negotiated agreements to established vendor management policies and practices (such as articulation of service levels and deliverables).
  • Establishment of ongoing vendor performance metrics.
  • Contribute to the development of vendor management policies, risk registers, processes, and workflows.
  • Work collaboratively to derive and maintain licensing compliance.
  • Share knowledge to ensure individuals and teams have the appropriate breadth and depth to offer support to the business, projects, and day-to-day operations. This may include mentoring, providing effective guidance and/or feedback.
  • Serve as an internal champion of change initiatives undertaken by the organization.
  • Actively seek out opportunities to learn and apply emerging trends such as best practices and standards.
  • Look for challenging assignments that add value to the organization and apply learnings from those opportunities within the role.
  • Foster a culture that values learning and creativity both individually and as a team.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities to automate development, provisioning, and release work to accelerate and improve the quality of solutions delivery.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of 5 years experience supporting vendor management, contracts, and procurement or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Committed to continuous learning and sharing of that learning. This includes, a focus on expanding knowledge beyond the current role including leadership and emerging principles and staying abreast of technologies for which major investments are being considered.
  • Ability to create and communicate negotiation strategies, identifying challenges, and remediation techniques.
  • Strong technical foundation with demonstrated business, data, and financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to translate and communicate complex concepts in relatable terms.
  • Capable of achieving conflict resolution of complex and financially significant contracts achieving successful outcome while building and preserving relationships.
  • Able to take control of difficult situations involving IT, other business units and external vendors effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and negotiating complex technology contracts.
  • Strong working knowledge of procurement practices.
  • Experience interfacing effectively with diverse and senior stakeholder groups.

Perks and Benefits:
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick day
  • Competitive salaries and exceptional benefits
  • Generous leave programs, including paid parental bonding leave
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement programs
  • Fitness and wellness reimbursement
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • Employee community involvement
  • Strong relationships, lifelong friendships
  • Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing company

About Amica

Amica Mutual Insurance Company is America's oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. A direct national writer, Amica also offers home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides life insurance and retirement solutions. Amica was founded on the principles of creating peace of mind and building enduring relationships for and with our exceptionally loyal policyholders, a mission that thousands of employees in offices nationwide share and support.

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, ethnicity, age, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, mental condition, military status, genetic information or any other class protected by law. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.

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Company Information

Amica is the longest-standing mutual insurer of automobiles in the U.S. A direct writer, Amica also offers home, life, marine and umbrella insurance, as well as annuities. Founded on the principles of outstanding service, Amica creates peace of mind and builds enduring relationships with its customers. That mission is shared and supported by thousands of employees across the country.

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Position Id : AMICUSITVEN005044EXTERNALENUS
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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