Interim Senior Buyer - IT & Telecoms

5 days left

£400 - £450 per day
01 May 2018
29 May 2018
Chris Bradley
Full Time
Interim Senior Buyer – IT & Telecoms
6 Month Contract
£400 - £450 per day

As a Senior Buyer, you'll be defining and implementing the category strategy, leading the Procurement and Contract Management requirements within the IS and Telecoms Categories

What you'll do

• Immerse yourself into the business to optimise integration with IS colleagues and ensure business needs are understood and procured in line with the IS strategy
• Create and deliver a Category Strategy identifying future commercial opportunities
• In partnership with colleagues proactively lead all tendering and supplier selection processes and implement the contracts including the development of SLAs and KPIs
• Responsible for Supplier Relationship Management and Contract Management ensuring that all suppliers are effectively and appropriately managed and driven to continuously improve their performance (e.g. SLAs / KPIs) and costs.
• Work with suppliers to identify value adding opportunities and innovations.
• Create and implement sourcing solutions working with senior IS Stakeholders

What you'll bring

• Proven track record of delivering robust category management
• Demonstrable experience and knowledge of Procurement processes, tools and sourcing strategies
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Strong stakeholder management and communications showing the ability to work alone and as part of a team
• The ability to define and measure benefits, including Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
• A clear knowledge and understanding of the market / supplier dynamics in the IT and Telecoms area
• The ability to bring creative and innovative ideas to delivering procurement solutions
• Project management skills
• Technical understanding of IT technologies and services
• Ideally an appropriate professional qualification e.g. CIPS
• Self-motivation to bring a proactive approach to the team

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