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  • Job Reference:967020CR_1634046743

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Media/Advertising/Publishing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Title: Category Buyer - IT (12 month FTC)

  • Job Location: Oxfordshire

  • Job Salary: £27000 - £30000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is an amazing opportunity to join an expanding procurement team, working for one of the world’s largest publishers on a 12 month FTC. You will be supporting the existing IT procurement team

Looking for someone who can work on multiple projects at any one time, complete projects end-to-end and create cost savings where applicable. It’s a great opportunity to not only move on your procurement career but also work for a business that is for a good cause, with the satisfaction of ensuring better social impact.

* Reporting into the Director of IT Procurement
* Cover procurement spend across designated categories
* End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
* Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company
* Implement SLAs into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level
* Influence key stakeholders in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies
* Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies
* Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience within IT and Technology procurement
* Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings
* Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment
* No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
* Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
* Experience in building relationships in varied environments
* Ideally CIPS and degree qualified not essential

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