IT Procurement Manager - Global

Location
London
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP55000 per annum +
Posted
21 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Oct 2017
Ref
1709-28
Contact
jobsEFK
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Hours
Full Time

IT Procurement Manager - Global FTSE 100 - Multiple Base -London - £40,000 - 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits

This £ Multi-Billion FTSE 100 multinational is experiencing aggressive global growth, triggering an influx of top-down investment to increase the performance of commercial procurement functions. As part of this "step-change" initiative, the business seeks a high-achieving IT Procurement specialist to step up into a Manager-grade position, develop key IT strategy and deliver impressive results to aid continued enterprise evolution.

As a leading global brand in a fiercely competitive sector, cutting edge technology plays a crucial role in advancing market share, so this growing IT Procurement function has an important part to play with some fascinating projects on the horizon.

IT Procurement Manager role profile:-

  • Deploying IT & Technology supply market expertise to bring short and long-term benefits to the business, such as knowledge of cost & value levers, market trends and challenges presented by modern technology
  • Setting global procurement strategies to ensure continuity of supply and value for money, measured by both price and performance of IT goods and services
  • Developing key IT strategy to support Group-wide IT transformation programmes
  • Implementing strategic procurement initiatives to advance supplier performance, increase compliance and mitigate risk
  • Expanding one's skillset through a personally tailored development programme to become recognised internally as the strategic sourcing lead for major IT Hardware, Telecoms, Software & Professional Services sub-categories including: Infrastructure, Data Centres, Servers, Storage, Desktop, Networks, Mobility, Colocation, Cloud, Software Licensing, App Development and IT Consultancy
  • Negotiating with market leading Technology vendors / suppliers such as Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Dell, Oracle, IBM, as well as niche vendors for bespoke packages
  • Interacting with an executive level stakeholder community, winning support for far-reaching procurement initiatives

Required procurement experience & qualifications:-

  • Strong procurement and strategic sourcing experience, with at least 2-3 years specialist IT & Technology procurement category experience
  • Track record of progression within your procurement career thus far, stepping from Buyer to Senior Buyer / Procurement Manager / Category Manager within a short space of time
  • Degree / MCIPS / ITIL qualifications preferable though not essential

This is an excellent procurement opportunity for a charismatic procurement professional to progress one's career within an intelligent and collaborative environment, learn from industry experts and grow towards Procurement leadership & Directorship.

To find out more and apply‎ please send your CV to Emily at JOBSEFK@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, IT procurement, technology procurement, software, hardware, consultancy, professional services, indirect procurement


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