Software Procurement Lead - £60,000

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + package
16 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Buying, Category management
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Procurement Lead - FTSE 100 - Central London - Excellent Career Progression - £50,000 to £60,000

An industry leading professional services provider has come to market for an experienced procurement specialist to join the team to look after their software spend. The ideal candidate will have excellent experience in software sourcing of both the larger vendors, e.g. Microsoft and Oracle, and smaller, more niche, suppliers.

The Key Responsibilities of the Software Procurement Lead:

  • Managing large spends across Software Procurement and creating long-term strategic relationships with key suppliers
  • Develop new strategies for business development and reporting to senior members as to how the company can develop the Procurement function further
  • Negotiate, and create relationships, with internal & external suppliers whilst developing a strong network for each particular market
  • Conduct deep research into IT category and identify how you can generate savings across them
  • Manage stakeholder relationships - ensuring a positive working relationship is in place

Key Skills and Qualifications of the Software Procurement Lead:

  • In depth knowledge of the software category
  • Proven track record of managing a large spend and delivering savings
  • History of negotiating with the ability to influence decisions in your favour
  • Good communication skills with past experience managing supplier and stakeholder relationships
  • Degree level 2.1 or equivalent (desirable)
  • CIPS (desirable)

This role provides an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to further their career with a key performer in their market.

For more information on this role send a copy of your CV to

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