Interim Senior Buyer - IT

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
London
Salary
GBP400 - GBP450 per day +
Posted
02 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Ref
J11984
Contact
Ricky Kelly
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Automotive
Hours
Full Time

Interim Senior Buyer - IT (£450 p/d) required to join one of the most iconic global automotive manufacturers in the world. Based in London, you will form part of the Supplier & Commercial Assurance team.

You will be responsible for the execution of strategic and complex IT sourcing projects and contracts through the full procurement lifecycle and handover to the P2P and SRM team members. The annual IT spend is circa £30m and you will be responsible for all subcategories within the IT category, including hardware, software, telecoms, network and services (outsourced & professional).

You must be able to demonstrate;

  • Ability to lead negotiation strategies for large and complex projects / contracts in a technology sector, preferably IT, underpinned by detailed contract knowledge, including complex service scope and SLAs
  • Ability to understand complex and abstract concepts (legal, technical and/or commercial) and present the information in an informative and simplified manner; such that key decisions can be made quickly and objectively
  • Good understanding of license models of common IT software such as Microsoft and SAP.
  • Experience in working in a high-performance, fast-paced organisation.
  • Strong leadership qualities and excellent influencing and interpersonal skills

Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Duration: initial 3 months
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact me on 01483 213 302.