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  • Job Reference:957671CR2_1540808271

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Hotel

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Bedfordshire

  • Job Title: IT Procurement Manager (FTSE FMCG)

  • Job Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum

Posted On: 29th October 2018

957671CR2

This is a brand new role to focus on key IT/IS spend for a truly global and FTSE listed company that is investing millions of £s into technology across existing usage and some truly innovative ideas.

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 IS spend in one centralised team. This will have wide exposure across: Software, Digital, Hardware, Telco, services, Apps, Data centre, Hosting, infrastructure and Saas.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Support and report into the Senior IT Procurement Lead
* Conduct end to end procurement focusing on the company’s global and local IT spend
* 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 procurement experience
* 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
* Able to build effective and lasting relationships internally and externally
* Willing to fully commit to the role and company throughout this exciting time of change
* Degree educated or MCIPS would be advantage, not essential

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