Head of IT Procurement - Fortune 500

USD130000 - USD145000 per annum + 25% Bonus
19 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of IT Procurement - Global Remit - Fortune 500 FMCG Firm

Location: St Petersburg, Florida

Compensation: $130,000 - $145,000 + Competitive Package

One of the world's foremost FMCG Brands is looking for a skilled IT Category Lead to develop and lead on innovative sourcing strategies, with spends of over $400Million on a global remit, particularly within Software and Cloud Services. Working in the dynamic Florida offices alongside some of the most senior individuals in the business, the IT Procurement Category Lead will be crucial to developing global stakeholder relations, as well as managing a global team of Category Managers.

Role Overview; Head of IT Procurement:

  • Providing a crucial link between Internal and External Stakeholders; liaising with C-Suite Level Executives to understand and meet their IT Procurement expectations
  • Managing $Multi-Million procurement contracts, ensuring they provide the best possible commercial rates whilst safeguarding against any potential risk
  • Creating innovative IT Category Procurement strategies and leading them across the global remit; managing a team of up to 6 Category Managers based globally
  • Leading critical tender negotiations and managing complex projects across the IT category

Skills and Background Required; IT Procurement Category Lead:

  • Extensive experience developing and managing strategic IT Procurement strategies, with demonstrable cost savings achieved above and beyond business expectations
  • Expert people and performance management skills; accomplished in leading teams locally and remotely with an understanding of the management of procurement sourcing teams
  • Outstanding communication skills; practiced in negotiating and influencing Executive-Level stakeholders and providing first-class stakeholder engagement
  • Strong academics; degree (or equivalent) required, professional qualifications preferred

This incredible opportunity will see the successful candidate making their mark on the IT Procurement Category, developing innovative strategies and providing a key bridge between C-Suite Level Internal and External Stakeholders. If you are looking to make a deep and lasting impact in this Fortune 500 Organisation, email a copy of your resume at jobsGA@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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