Head of IT Procurement - Berkshire

Location
Berkshire
Salary
GBP75000 - GBP85000 per annum + package
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
1710-8
Contact
jobsGS
Specialist Area
Procurement
Hours
Full Time

Head of IT Procurement - Berkshire - Leading Firm - Looking for a leader to drive their internal procurement function - £85,000 + package

A brilliant opportunity has presented itself for a commercially astute and best in class procurement leader to help drive improvement within a growing procurement function. As the Head of IT procurement you will be responsible for 10 direct reports and spend in excess of £500M. Assessing all areas of category governance, supplier consolidation and long term strategy, you will be tasked with leading executive meetings to improve procurement's position in the wider company and educate stakeholders on cost savings.

What will this role see you doing?

Leading a team of 10 and a wider corporate team of 6 to deliver procurement savings on all areas of technology spend (Hardware, Software, Networks and Services)
Designing and implementing a long term sourcing strategy to deliver savings across the multi-million pound spend
Driving process improvement from the top down to ensure that the procurement function is pushing performance across the team
Developing a team and succession planning to maintain growth across the function

Skills and experience required

First and foremost, excellent IT procurement experience across hardware, software and telecoms
Excellent procurement processes improvement experience through the full sourcing cycle from tendering right through to contract management
Prior experience leading a team would be beneficial with the ability to motivate and develop team members
Prior transformation experience and the commercial acumen to back up delivery
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at a senior level and work with different stakeholders
Flexibility on UK travel

This is a rare opportunity to join an established company and essentially build a relatively Greenfield IT sourcing function. If you have the gravitas, track record and ambition to lead a team then get in touch now and find out more - jobsGS@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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