Interim Strategic Procurement Manager, Technology

GBP450 - GBP650 per day +
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Specialist Area
Operations, Procurement
Job Level
Full Time

Interim Strategic Procurement Manager, New Technology - Global FTSE 100 FMCG Player - Gloucester - £650 per day

Due to aggressive growth this pioneering FMCG brand has moved a number of their permanent staff onto projects, thus creating the need for strong procurement IT consultants. With a number of Board-backed initiatives kicking off, the successful candidate will have an exciting introduction to the Firm and be in a good position to create a legacy for oneself within untouched IT categories.

Strategic Procurement Manager, New Technology role profile:-

* Having an immediate impact with senior stakeholders, building strong relationships and being a crucial figure in positioning procurement more strategically within the Firm, placing yourself in the driving seat for high-value projects
* Autonomously owning £ Multi-Million procurement and strategic sourcing projects from cradle-to-grave, from gathering stakeholders' requirements to ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract negotiation and award, and supplier relationship management (SRM) phases
* ?Focussing on complex Technology procurement categories across Application Development & Maintenance, Cloud & Hosting, Software Licensing and IT Consultancy, managing both leading IT suppliers as well as bespoke and offshore vendors

Required background:-

* Passionate about innovative Technology, with strong knowledge of the IT supply market
* Strong knowledge of the end-to-end procurement process, with strategic (as opposed to just tactical) sourcing experience
* Degree qualified & studying CIPS (preferred not essential)

This is a rare opportunity for an accomplished IT Procurement specialist to break into a globally revered brand and specialise in innovative Technology, driving a greenfield spend area towards best-in-class.

To find out more and apply? please send your CV to or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, IT procurement, technology procurement, software, hardware, consultancy, professional services, telecoms

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