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Interim Senior Buyer - IT & Telecoms in Coventry

Job Title Interim Senior Buyer - IT & Telecoms
Location Coventry
Salary £400 - £450 per day
Date Registered 30/04/2018
Job ID 123103640

Job Description

Interim Senior Buyer – IT & Telecoms


6 Month Contract

£400 - £450 per day

As a Senior Buyer, you'll be defining and implementing the category strategy, leading the Procurement and Contract Management requirements within the IS and Telecoms Categories

What you'll do

• Immerse yourself into the business to optimise integration with IS colleagues and ensure business needs are understood and procured in line with the IS strategy

• Create and deliver a Category Strategy identifying future commercial opportunities

• In partnership with colleagues proactively lead all tendering and supplier selection processes and implement the contracts including the development of SLAs and KPIs

• Responsible for Supplier Relationship Management and Contract Management ensuring that all suppliers are effectively and appropriately managed and driven to continuously improve their performance (e.g. SLAs / KPIs) and costs.

• Work with suppliers to identify value adding opportunities and innovations.

• Create and implement sourcing solutions working with senior IS Stakeholders

What you'll bring

• Proven track record of delivering robust category management

• Demonstrable experience and knowledge of Procurement processes, tools and sourcing strategies

• Excellent negotiation skills

• Strong stakeholder management and communications showing the ability to work alone and as part of a team

• The ability to define and measure benefits, including Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

• A clear knowledge and understanding of the market / supplier dynamics in the IT and Telecoms area

• The ability to bring creative and innovative ideas to delivering procurement solutions

• Project management skills

• Technical understanding of IT technologies and services

• Ideally an appropriate professional qualification e.g. CIPS

• Self-motivation to bring a proactive approach to the team

How To Apply

Click APPLY at the foot of this page, or call 0121-272 8260 (Birmingham) or 0207 092 1849 (London) quoting the job reference number

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