Senior IT Procurement Manager

Saint Petersburg
USD120000 - USD130000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
26 Feb 2018
26 Mar 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Manager - Global IT Procurement - $100Mil+ Spend

Innovative Manufacturing Business

Location - St Petersburg, Florida

Salary - $120,000 - $130,000 + 20% Bonus & Benefits

Contact - Rikard,

Reference - 1801-47.2

One of the most innovative manufacturing organisations in the world, this $Multi-Billion business has been developing its procurement function over the past 2 years to develop world class capabilities. It's now looking to hire a talented Senior Manager into their IT Procurement team to manage some of the highest spends in the business whilst negotiating with major suppliers. You will play a leadership role in the business managing the global IT spend as well as the direct and indirect reports spread across the world.

Renowned for their company culture, internal promotion and agile work environment, this is an incredible opportunity to join a global organisation in a senior position reporting into the Senior Director of Global Procurement. You will have an influential role to shape the development of IT Procurement in the organization to greatly impact the company's bottom line.

Role Overview; Senior Manager - Global IT Procurement:-

  • Develop and execute innovative category management principles across IT spends, with a particular focus on Software (Software Licenses, SaaS) and Hardware (Data Centres and Infrastructure)
  • Negotiate and manage major enterprise-level agreements with key suppliers, such as SAP, Microsoft and mobility providers such as BT to deliver global contracts with significant cost savings as well as adding value to the business
  • Liaising with Executive-Level leaders within the business to proactively promote the value procurement can add through strategic activities, aligning category strategy with business plans overall
  • Work with the wider procurement leadership team to deliver 'best practice' methodology to raise the profile of procurement & sourcing within the business and develop a world class function

Requirements for the Senior Manager - Global IT Procurement:-

  • Strong experience in IT Category Management, well versed in developing category strategy as well as delivering it in the forms of strategic tenders, negotiations and supplier management
  • Must have experience in negotiating with SAP, Microsoft and/or a major mobility business
  • Must have experience in managing $Multi-Million IT spends with strategic vendor partnerships
  • Must be commercially astute and a confident communicator, able to work with Executive-Level stakeholders as well as individually negotiate with external suppliers
  • Strong leadership experience from working in a global team with a network of local and international direct and indirect reports
  • Must be degree qualified; additional qualification in Procurement or supply Chain are highly desirable

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