Procurement Manager, IT

London, NW1
Posted 2 weeks ago

Our client is a global Marketing and Communications company and they have an opportunity for a Procurement Manager, IT/Technology to join their Global Procurement team.

This is an exciting time to join the company because there is investment in new technology. The company has a relaxed, friendly and not heavily corporate culture.

Reporting into a Senior Procurement Manager, you will lead on strategic sourcing activity, including contract renewals and new sourcing activity, across a range of IT spend categories with a leaning towards software. Examples of what you will be doing include the on-going management of the Microsoft contract, working with vendors like Google, renewals for end-user computing and IT security, etc.

What you will be doing:

  • Using both strategic sourcing methodology and supplier/stakeholder management principles to deliver savings and service improvements in line with business strategy
  • Lead competitive sourcing, negotiations and contracting of supplier agreements
  • Building relationships and reporting with key suppliers to yield productivity, drive innovation and promote collaboration
  • Collaborating with internal business leaders including Global, Regional & Local C-Level Executives (EMEA, AsiaPac and the Americas) to deliver value-add Procurement solutions.

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ procurement experience and some experience in IT software procurement
  • End to end knowledge of the strategic sourcing process
  • Organised and ability to lead a team of stakeholders to resolve issues and implement strategies
  • Works well with others – excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intellectually inquisitive and above average problem-solving skills
  • Good communication, influencing and stakeholder skills
  • Ability to manage cross functional project teams
  • MCIPS, or training towards, is desirable

Job Features

Job CategoryProcurement
Salary£50,000 - £65,000
Holidays25 days
Other BenefitsPrivate healthcare
Job Reference10767

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