IT Procurement Manager
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Job Type: Perm
Job Ref: 123103493
Are you an experience IT Procurement professional seeking your next career step?
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Procurement and SRM Department of a blue chip professional services organisation as an IT Procurement Manager.
You will manage the end to end supply chain activities across all IT categories of spend and will be responsible for identifying effective procurement solutions; reducing risk, and delivering value for money with fit for purpose contracts, through a consistent and transparent process.
As part of this role, you will be required to develop sourcing strategies and supply mapping. You will also undertake competitive tendering for all IT requirements to demonstrate value for money as well as benchmarking and negotiation of existing 3rd party supply contracts, to ensure optimum market pricing is achieved.
We are looking for exceptional candidates who have substantial experience in IT Procurement, ideally in a Professional Services organisation. The successful candidates will have a proven track record in negotiating contracts up to £5m annual value and have an excellent knowledge of the market, IT suppliers, products and pricing models.
You will be an expert in category management, development of tools and techniques, including development of sourcing strategies and implementation.
Excellent interpersonal skills are a must as you will work with departments across the business where you will both challenge and advise key stakeholders on Procurement matters. In addition, strong negotiation skills and the ability to lead and deliver change are essential. To be successful in this role, you will have strong report and presentation writing skills, as well as the ability to persuade and influence others.
You'll be degree educated and possess relevant professional qualifications (MCIPS).
If you feel you have the relevant experience and would like to be part of the continued success of our client please submit your application today online or call Adam Roughton to discuss further.