Hiring Kit: IT Vendor Manager
The IT vendor manager is vital for establishing and maintaining a strategically beneficial relationship with third-party vendors.
This hiring kit from TechRepublic Premium outlines the skills, experience and knowledge to look for when recruiting an IT vendor manager.
From the hiring kit:
Establishing and maintaining a strategically beneficial relationship with third-party vendors is vital to the success of any business operation. Whether it is the overall enterprise or just one department, getting the best deal, delivered in a timely fashion, for all required supplies is an essential part of the process. Whatever an enterprise is attempting to do, it must start with getting the proper equipment, raw materials and supplies.
According to Salary.com, the salary for an IT vendor manager in the United States ranges from about $134,900 per year to $179,500 per year. The median salary in that range is $155,500 per year. The data shows that most of the salaries range between $148,000 to $210,000.
DETERMINING FACTORS, DESIRABLE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SKILLSETS
Procuring the correct IT equipment, hardware and software for the correct price from the correct vendor requires extensive knowledge of the technology, industry standards and specific business needs. Generally, these skills are best when perfected with experience. Candidates with experience in your industry and your business should receive higher priority during your recruitment process.
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