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  • Job Reference:969517CR_1668595002

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Banking

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager - IT £100k (Cost-Saving Negotiator)

  • Job Salary: £75000 - £100000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is an exciting, BROWNFIELD IT Procurement Manager (to become Head of) position in a global, fast growing Financial Services and Technology company. For this role they are looking for a TOUGH, HARD-NOSED, PROFESSIONALY AGGRESSIVE, DEALMAKING procurement professional who loves the rush of negotiation, making savings, working in a fast paced environment and has the commercial mindset with ideas to create financial improvements on spend. This will be a sole procurement role for the first 12 to 18 months before you start thinking about any further team structure beneath you.

Almost all the spend you will be managing here will be Technology related and across all values from the lower level to more key vendors, with a view to going through the supplier base, organising it and re-tendering, re-negotiating and reviewing terms across each supplier.

They are open to level, £70,000 to £100,000 salary… but regardless of level you come in at, you will be negotiating smaller spend contracts and tactical projects, as well as the bigger ticket strategic projects.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Reporting into the CFO and wider board to consistently commercially maintain spend
* Conduct end to end procurement focusing purely on the company’s IT
* Love to make deals and achieve savings
* 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 procurement experience in IT
* Finance, FinTech, Technology type companies would be of additional interest
* Tough and robust negotiator who can hold their own
* End-to-end procurement experience, strong SRM/VM experience essential
* 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

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