Beaumont Select

Software Buyer / Asset Manager

Location
London
Salary
£40-45k + bonus + pension
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
29 Apr 2018
Ref
JO-04326
Job Level
Analyst, Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is seeking a Software Buyer/Asset Manager who thrives when working in a fast paced environment with demanding deadlines and under high pressure to deliver incredible results…

A grounding in the financial industry and a keen interest in the commercial aspect of running a business are required.

Experience in Market Data business analysis, software asset management or procurement would be very helpful but not a prerequisite.

There will be ample opportunities for the Software Buyer/Asset Manager to lead negotiations, structure contracts and engage with the business on a Global level.

Software Buyer/Asset Manager’s Specific Responsibilities:

  • Software asset management / licensing

  • Software renewals

  • Analyse and provide sound commercial input on sourcing requirements

  • Work with key stakeholders to define requirements, design and recommend sourcing strategies and run go-to-market exercises

  • Contribute to the savings targets of the team

  • Create and improve reporting across the organisation

  • Administer the inventory management, contract management and finance tools as required to record accurate information

  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain the best value and terms and conditions

  • Continuous improvement of departmental processes and procedures

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders such as finance, legal and COOs across the business

  • Organise and provide project management assistance where required to achieve the desired results

  • Supplier relationship management

Technical Competencies required:

  • Graduate level or higher

  • Intermediate knowledge of:

    • Inventory management

    • Process documentation

    • Strategic sourcing

    • Category management

    • Contract management

    • Business Law

  • Advanced Excel & Powerpoint

  • Project management 

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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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