Global Technology Manager
This world-class technology brand has led the way with its innovative and forward thinking landing them a spot on the FTSE 100 index. As a brand that stands at the forefront of the technology industry, this company has expanded its global reach tremendously over the past decade, working out of more than 50 countries across the world. The company has recently undergone a restructure to their procurement function, optimising their processes to deliver on savings and mirror the progression of the overall company. This brand is searching for an individual that encompasses their visions for forward thinking and cutting edge innovation to lead their IT procurement team to global excellence.
This Global Technology Manager role sees you leading an outstanding team of procurement professionals across the extensive dynamics within the IT category, allowing you to truly take ownership for the multimillion pound spend that you and your team will be collaboratively working on.
You will use your exceptional negotiation and stakeholder management skills to effectively evaluate pre-existing processes and contracts to create and transform solutions that fit, not only with the company's dynamic requirements, but that also fall in line with the alternative views or needs of other stakeholders. The global remit scope of this role enables you to push your pre-existing end-to-end procurement skills to the next level by allowing you to engage with world-class suppliers to deliver world-class outcomes for this exceptional company. By systematically identifying and understanding the complex requirements of this category, you'll competently recognise savings opportunities and solutions within each stage of the full procurement lifecycle, creating a track record of cost containment within an intriguing and ever-changing environment. Not only is this the perfect challenge for an outstanding individual looking to unleash their procurement skills onto a much more global level, the room for progression is highlighted and reflected by that which the fast-paced progression that the company is currently
Required Skills and Experience
- Prior IT procurement category experience working within blue-chip companies.
- Substantial stakeholder and supplier management capabilities with specific focus on improving procurement practises.
- A demonstrable track record of delivering savings within a challenging and competitive environment.
- Excellent commercial awareness and knowledge of the relevant marketplace, vendors and new technologies.
- Qualified to degree level, CIPS desired.
Management opportunities within such a world-class, innovative brand such as this are few and far between. With a clear procurement goal, an international remit, exponential career progression and a great team-orientated atmosphere, this role is one that you do not want to miss. If you wish to apply directly or find out more, then email me directly at jobsDP@bramwithconsulting.co.uk