Senior IT Buyer - £40K

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
27 Apr 2018
Ref
11156
Contact
Stuart Brown
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

1st Executive is currently working with a Global Logistics company, who are looking for a Senior IT Buyer to play a key role in sourcing across a Category spend of circa £300m. This is a fantastic opportunity for hungry and ambitious IT Procurement professional to develop their skills and experience in a global procurement function.

Role:

  • Deliver on all sourcing needs across the IT category (Hardware, Software, Telecoms and IT-Consulting)
  • Prepare/Lead supplier negotiations across the breadth of the category
  • Drive engagement and develop relationships with key stakeholders across the organisation; with a view to positioning Procurement as a trusted partner
  • In turn, the jobholder will ensure all the cost saving opportunities are maximised across the Category

Experience:

  • Experience leading supplier and tender negotiations within an I.T category
  • Excellent track record of engaging and influencing key stakeholders globally
  • Proven Track record Sourcing within an IT Procurement function
  • Ideally Degree & MCIPS qualified