Beaumont Select

Head of IT Sourcing

Basingstoke, Hampshire
£75-90k + pension
14 Mar 2018
14 Apr 2018
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

This really is an exciting Head of IT Sourcing opportunity in a very unique and innovative environment. MUST have previous experience in large IT transformation projects and working with senior level stakeholders…

This is a great opportunity for a senior level Procurement specialist to join an interesting organisation who are going through a key period of transformation.

We are looking for someone who has previous, demonstrable experience in driving large IT transformation projects, and working closely with C level stakeholders and major technology suppliers.

Head of IT Sourcing Job purpose:

  • Collaborating with key stakeholders and managing resources to deliver the company vision, mission and strategic objectives whilst meeting business needs

  • Maximising opportunities and mitigating risks

  • Through the management of a team and own specific knowledge and experience, deliver complex through life contracts to meet current and future business requirements

Head of IT Sourcing Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the end-to-end management of all contracts within area of accountability

  • Developing the sourcing strategy within assigned category/programme area(s) to maximise commercial advantage, ensuring that resources are aligned

  • Contributing to the development of the supply chain strategy and delivering activities and programmes to support  achievement of  the organisations Vision, Mission and Strategic Objectives

  • Management of allocated supplier relationships

  • Leading, coaching and developing a team at local level to deliver team and personal objectives safely and securely, to meet our operational plans

  • Delivery of accurate data to support SCM performance measurement and enable early identification/resolution of risks and issues

  • Influencing make / buy strategic sourcing decisions

  • Managing suppliers in relation to performance, quality, cost and KPIs and building robust relationships with the external Supply Chain

  • Supporting change and championing best practice to promote the Supply Chain function

  • Ensuring Supply Chain processes, tools and systems are adhered to, leading by example

  • Ensuring that team members are clear regarding their individual roles and responsibilities in delivering the procurement plan

  • Ensuring an understanding of responsibilities and demonstrating appropriate behaviours in line with the company’s environmental, sustainability, health, safety, security, quality and ethics standards

  • Other duties as reasonably required by line and task management

Current SC Clearance would be a bonus and will be required

Please note that you must be a British citizen to apply

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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