Procurement Category Specialist - IT

East London
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
03 Sep 2018
03 Oct 2018
Adam Venting
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Procurement Category Specialist - IT Software & Services - £50K - £55K + Bonus & Package - London/East London - Global Procurement Transformation

Market leading Technology blue chip seeks ambitious and experienced IT procurement specialist to manage £100m + worth of spend on a global remit. This FTSE 250 giant is currently embarking upon a transformation, instilling best-in-class strategic practice across a collaborative and inclusive stakeholder base, willing to listen to and implement new ideas.

As an IT Category Specialist, you will:

  • Work closely with the head of procurement, developing and implementing a strategic category plan to deliver best-in-class policy
  • Manage the end to end strategic sourcing process for all areas of IT procurement, with a primary focus upon software & services
  • Spearheading new and existing IT procurement projects across Software, SaaS, Professional & Managed Services, Hardware & Telecoms
  • Drafting & negotiating £multi-million contracts, managing and consolidating the supplier base
  • Being considered a Subject Matter expert for best-in-class strategic sourcing

Required skillset:

  • 2-4 years+ IT procurement experience
  • Experience managing the end to end strategic sourcing process
  • Strong experience managing senior stakeholders, and liaising with senior procurement stakeholders
  • Experience drafting and negotiating complex contracts (post-merger contract negotiation experience ideal but not required)

To find out more please send an up to date copy of your cv through to Adam at or apply through this forum

Key skills: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Vendor Management, contract management, IT Procurement, Software Procurement, Hardware Procurement, Infrastructure Procurement, Telecoms Procurement, Managed Services Procurement, Technology Procurement, People Management

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