Job Description

  • Job Reference:970074CR_1675263542

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Media/Advertising/Publishing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Global Sourcing Manager - IT (Fortune 500 Media)

  • Job Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

A brand news Manager, Global Sourcing – US, EMEA, EU Technology new role, sitting in the global group function of a Media, Broadcasting and Radio beast, with multinational presence where their main hubs are the US, Australia and UK.

Reporting into the VP, Global Head of Technology Procurement, who’s based in the US, you will be positioned out of London to have some presence this side of the pond. The organisation currently has a class procurement function across other categories, the function is grounded and very bought into within the business, who have invested into expanding the team and aligning the whole company’s IS spend in one centralised team.

Main subcategories you will manage: IT Software, SaaS, Digital, Hardware, Telecoms and IT Services.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Supporting the business on a huge investment into IT spend
* Conduct end to end procurement focusing purely on the company’s IT
* A large focus of the role will be aimed at building lasting relationships with suppliers
* Negotiate new and existing contracts for best value for the business
* Source new suppliers for best value, with up-most efficiency
* Work within a close team , but take on projects autonomously, full responsibility of supplier selection
* Manage stakeholders at all levels – business leads to executive level
* Challenge stakeholders across the business with your own technical and previous experience

Experience required:

* Must have extensive IT/IS, ideally in Software, Digital, Apps, Broadcast Online and Software
* Global sourcing and stakeholder management is vital for this position
* Media, Retail, Consumer, Technology type companies would be of additional interest
* Proven wins and achievements, in relative sized projects
* End-to-end procurement experience, strong SRM/VM experience essential
* Must be able to fit into a team and work well in that environment
* Very confident in negotiating any level of stakeholder
* Willing to fully commit to the role and company throughout this exciting time of change

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