Assistant Director, Global IT Software Sourcing

GBP60000 - GBP85000 per annum +
21 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Emily Knight
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Director, Global IT Software Sourcing - Cash Rich FTSE 30 - London + Home Working - £65,000 - 85,000 + Car + Bonus + Benefits

Prestigious FTSE 100 Professional Services brand seeks high-achieving IT Procurement expert with Software category expertise to join ranks and progress towards Directorship. Due to aggressive expansion IT expenditure is soaring, so the successful applicant will need to make a big impact from the off, shaping the Software category to deliver significant benefits and owning complex cross border IT deals.

Assistant Director, Global IT Software Sourcing role overview:-

    Being considered the firm's subject matter expert for IT Software Procurement, including Application Development & Maintenance, Cloud, Software as a Service (SaaS) etc Initiating fruitful relationships with key stakeholders including C-suite figures, winning crucial support to position Procurement in the driving seat Instilling a high performance culture amongst the wider Procurement team, coaching and mentoring less experienced specialists and demonstrating what best-in-class looks and feels like Establishing strategic supplier relationships with a mixture of FTSE 100 and bespoke Software vendors, yielding mutual benefit for the firm and suppliers

Required experience / background:-

    Impressive IT Software Procurement & Category Management track record within global Blue Chip brands ‎History of constant progression within your IT Procurement career to date, stepping quickly from Buyer to Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, IT Category Manager etc Proven ability to influence senior stakeholders to deliver step-changes for Procurement & Sourcing Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential

This globally recognised brand rarely goes to the external market so this is a fantastic opportunity to break in at a senior level and make a dramatic difference for Procurement.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to or directly through this page.

Key skills : procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, Technology Procurement, Software Procurement, Professional Services, global deals, FTSE100, negotiation, stakeholder management, vendor management, global IT sourcing

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