IT Hardware Category Lead - **Interim**

3 days left

GBP500 - GBP600 per day +
20 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Gajan Sivarajah
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Hardware Category Lead - Interim - Prestigious FTSE 100 - Central London - £500-£600 per day

Due to an influx of large strategic IT Hardware projects and a restructure of the existing IT Software and Hardware Procurement team, one of the world's leading blue chip firms is urgently seeking an interim Global IT Hardware Procurement Specialist for an immediate start. With executive stakeholder engagement, direct management of a team of Global Category Managers and a spend of circa £500M+, this is a fantastic opportunity for a senior seasoned IT interim professional.

Key involvements:-

Nurturing and building long-lasting relationships with major global IT Hardware suppliers including the likes of HP, Dell, IBM, Lenovo and VMware

Designing and implementing key sourcing strategies globally (EMEA, USA, LATAM, & APAC)

Directly managing a team of experienced Global IT Sourcing and Category Managers and supporting their continued development

Influencing senior board-level stakeholders

Required skills, qualifications and experience:-

Significant global IT Hardware procurement experience, with an extensive history of leading global deals across Hardware including Desktop, Servers, Storage, Maintenance, Laptops, Datacentres etc

End-to-end strategic sourcing experience including contract drafting and negotiation, RFPs, stakeholder engagement, supplier relationship management (SRM), with a track record of successfully handling £100M+ spends across IT Hardware

Strong track record of progression with leading blue chip or corporate environments

Degree, MBA or equivalent

MCIPS, CPM or studying towards

If you are a highly expert IT Hardware procurement professional with the ability to join a best-in-class procurement team and immediately impact a £500m+ spend. Not only will you be joining a globally revered FTSE 100 firm, you will be instrumental in leading large complex deals across the IT Hardware spend.

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Key skills: Procurement, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Professional Services, IT, Technology, Hardware, Desktop, Mainphrame, Servers, Storage, Vendor Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Contract Management, Project Management,

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