Technology Buyer - Career Progression

Location
Houston
Salary
USD80000 - USD90000 per annum + Package
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Ref
1704-32.1
Contact
jobsGA
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Technology Buyer - Rapidly Growing Financial Services Firm - $Billion Investments - Career Progression Pathway Programme - Houston, Texas - $80,000 - $90,000 + Package

Explosive financial growth and international recognition by leading global banks has firmly secured this organisations position in the market as a truly dominant financial firm. As a result of this expansion, a position has opened up for a driven and passionate Technology Buyer to join this exciting $Multi-Billion development. This opportunity is tailor made for driven procurement professionals eager to reap the autonomy of category management provided within a Greenfield procurement function, with the financial and global stability of a leading FS firm.

Technology Buyer role overview:

  • Personally managing the end to end tender process for Technology sub-categories including, but not limited to Software, Infrastructure & Data Centres, End-User Computing and IT Services
  • Developing your own category portfolio, managing supplier relationships throughout tender, negotiation, bid solicitation and contract management and on-going governance
  • Strategically analysing market trends, ensuring all relevant data is investigated and utilised in the formation and delivery of new procurement projects
  • Working alongside the Head of Procurement in managing £multi-billion spend areas to ensure the companies continued global growth

Requirements:

  • Experience managing Indirect Spends within an established procurement function, preferably with experience within the IT/Technology categories
  • Passion to utilise strong interpersonal skills to develop and manage supplier relationships ensuring successful category growth
  • Eager to rapidly progress a procurement career within a major financial services conglomerate
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent), CIPS preferred
  • You must be eligible to live and work in the US

This opportunity is the perfect platform for a driven Indirect Buyer to have the chance to manage $Multi-Billion technology spends, resulting in rapidly increased category knowledge, market value, procurement ability and professional portfolio.

To apply, please send a copy of your up to date CV to jobsGA@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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