Job Description

  • Job Reference:957386CR_1570550540

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: IT Services

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Bedfordshire

  • Job Title: Senior IT Procurement Manager (acting Head of)

  • Job Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

An amazing opportunity to work with a FTSE 100 with a truly household brand have a new role as a Senior IT Procurement Manager (acting Head of) to own the category, including all sub-categories and managing a team of IT Procurement Managers. This is a hugely well-known and respected brand that has a split presence of online and high street presence.

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.

Roles and responsibilities:

* As the Senior Procurement Manager Technology, own all IT spend reporting into the CPO
* Conduct end to end procurement focusing purely on the company’s global 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 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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