Beaumont Select

IT Senior Buyer

Location
City of London
Salary
£50-57k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted
02 Jun 2017
Closes
02 Jul 2017
Ref
JO-04101
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Looking for an experienced and ambitious IT procurement professional for a leading Global Law firm in City of London…

Due to internal growth and investment into the Procurement function, my leading global Law firm client is looking to recruit an experienced IT Buyer to help manage a broad range of IT, Telecoms and Networks spend.

This role will play an influential part in raising the profile of procurement within the business and working closely with the Senior IT Procurement Manager, help to deliver procurement strategy across a number of IT & Telecoms category areas.

This position will offer the right candidate exposure to senior Partner stakeholders within the business and the opportunity to influence and challenge the status quo.  You will have a certain resilience about you to engage with Lawyers and Partners alike, but have the skill set to promote procurement and gain buy in by offering leading strategic solutions.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to make their mark within a FTSE Professional Services organisation and support the procurement function through growth.
 

Responsibilities:

  • To negotiate IT and Networks hardware, software and services contracts in a planned and proactive manner working closely with IT Stakeholders
  • To successfully deliver IT Sourcing Projects and renewals Contracts working closely with Stakeholders across the global organisation delivering value to the firm.  
  • To support IT Contract Managers and Service Owners to successfully transition to the new agreements
  • To support the delivery of Cost Reduction and Service Improvements when the contracts are Operational.
  • To manage the risks associated with the firms IT suppliers globally.
     

Experience:
 

  • Degree level qualification
  • Excellent numerical skills and Commercial acumen.
  • Ideally a CIPS professional qualification
  • Extensive experience in Sourcing IT across key categories (Hardware, Software, Services, Networks, IT infrastructure)
  • Considerable experience working in a similar Global Professional Services or large-scale corporate environment managing £ multi-million projects.
  • Ideally experienced in managing Contracts and Supplier Relationships.
  • Very strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English Commercial Law.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build trusted relationships and collaborate with a broad range of diverse and geographically spread out stakeholders.
  • Able to evaluate, design and implement MI to provide support to BAU and change strategies.
  • Ability to work within challenging deadlines and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Experience in Planning and Managing Complex Projects and Programmes
  • Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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