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Inspirational IT Procurement Director
Following the recent transformation of the procurement function, this global market-leading organisation are looking to appoint an IT Procurement Director to drive the function forward. You will take responsibility for the planning, execution and final procurement and purchasing strategy for group technology. As IT Procurement director you will also define the objectives of products and services in order to oversee quality control. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in a senior IT purchasing or IT procurement capacity, including all aspects of strategy development and execution. A confident communicator with excellent commercial acumen underpinned with good negotiation and relationship management skills, you will be well versed in category management and have a solid knowledge of current IT technologies. In depth IT procurement experience across hardware, software, IT services and IT professional services is essental as is demonstrable expertise in strategic sourcing and senior stakeholder management. As an individual you will be energetic, dynamic, persuasive and an inspirational leader. A background in a similar role with a fast-paced, complex multi-country business is a pre-requisite. A professional qualification such as MCIPS would be expected but is not a definitive requirement to be considered. This post represents an opportunity to be part of a large, complex, high profile business, which will present an array of interesting challenges, allow you scope to make significant wins and grow and develop a best of breed procurement function.