IT Procurement Manager - Fortune 500 Firm

City of London
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + London weighting
27 Jul 2018
26 Aug 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Manager - Fortune 500 Professional Services Firm - London - £60,000 + London weighting allowance + bonus

Due to exponential growth, an iconic Fortune 500 professional services firm has an urgent requirement for an up-and-coming IT Hardware Procurement expert. The successful applicant will join a collaborative and professional team that is well on the way to becoming a world-class strategic sourcing hub, and forge their way towards Global Purchasing Directorship.

This Strategic Procurement Manager position will involve:-
Being an influential figure in helping this Global Fortune 500 enterprise take advantage of its excess Datacentre capacity from a procurement perspective, by developing innovative business strategy to successfully host applications for other customers, rent out to others etc
Owning a global budgetary responsibility of circa $150M+ across the Datacentre, Hardware and IT Services sourcing categories (Storage, Servers, Mainphrame etc)
Representing the Global Datacentre and Hardware Purchasing spend areas to a Partner & Director level, maintaining excellent buy-in from the business

IT Procurement Manager position you must have:
Significant procurement or strategic sourcing experience across indirect categories such as IT & Telco, HR, Professional Services, FM, Utilities, Travel, ideally with strong IT Hardware / Datacentre sourcing experience
Led large scale global negotiations and built relationships with the likes of Microsoft, IBM, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Cisco etc (with a Resume / CV that demonstrates successful management of $50M+ procurement projects and significant multi-million dollar savings)
Extensive international sourcing experience, with an informed understanding of the global IT supply market
Full knowledge of the end-to-end purchasing process (from tendering to negotiation to stakeholder & supplier management)

If you are a senior sourcing and procurement professional with an impressive track record of global IT Hardware sourcing, this is a fantastic opportunity to establish yourself within a world leading brand and progress towards Senior Directorship.

If you fulfil the above criteria and would like to be considered, please send your CV to

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Key skills: Hardware, Procurement, Fortune 500, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Technology, IT, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Vendor Management, Professional Services, Desktop, Servers, Maintenance, Storage, Stakeholder Management

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