Beaumont Select

Head of IT Procurement

Play your part in leading and developing a new procurement team, as part of a wider, established global and award winning procurement function. Partner with senior stakeholders, demonstrate your Information Services (IS) expertise and extend your first class commercial prowess working in partnership with an ambitious global information services (GIS) business platform.

You will be a critical member of a  highly ambitious team that is a genuine centre of excellence, growing rapidly and global in their horizons. You will possess vision, influence, commercial acumen insight and strategic expertise to steer the IT procurement team onto the global stage.

In this highly visible role, you’ll take the lead of a highly capable team of Procurement Managers in delivering sourcing strategies that directly support top management decisions and help deliver on the bottom line.

Key Responsibilities & Scope for Decision Making

  • Contribute significantly to the overall performance, savings and profitability of the group companies served by our GIS platform
  • Work closely with senior GIS stakeholders to identify new ways of working and sourcing best-value solutions
  • Negotiate the best overall commercial arrangements with suppliers selected through fact-based methods
  • Be a recognised IS subject matter expert; developing, delivering and implementing the sourcing strategy with a flawless grasp of cost structures, trends and cost drivers
  • Drive change; challenge existing sourcing decisions and existing ways of working; coordinate supplier development strategies; always prove potential for improvement
  • Manage relationships with existing and new suppliers
  • Contribute significantly to GIS’ success in consolidating further as a global platform with circa €300million of third party spend
  • Successfully lead a team of three Procurement managers based in differing locations globally


Qualifications & Experience

  • A corporate procurement professional with a substantial blue-chip background and experience of working on a global stage
  • First rate knowledge of the global IS market, the players and the industry trends
  • CIPS Qualified
  • An excellent stakeholder manager, up to and including board level, who is able to influence change in the way we work and the way we buy third party goods and services
  • A fiercely successful negotiator
  • Extremely influential and possessing a level of gravitas that allows things to get done.
  • A keen instigator and leader of innovation and change
  • Highly Numerate and logical – able to make and justify data-driven decisions
  • Someone who can inspire and lead a team in the continuous pursuit of improvement
  • Almost certainly degree-educated

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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