IT Services Procurement Manager - FTSE100 FINANCIAL SERVICES

Location
Manchester
Salary
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum +
Posted
07 Sep 2020
Closes
07 Oct 2020
Ref
BBBH12358.1
Contact
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global IT Procurement Manager - FTSE100 - £70-80k + Fast-track Promotional Opportunities - Multiple Locations (Southampton, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield)

As one of the most recognised financial services brands in the world, this aggressively expanding blue-chip is looking to add an ambitious IT Category Manager to drive the IT contingent labour subcategory towards best-in-class. Working out of one of four, state of the art offices, the successful Procurement professional will be liaising across the entire IT Procurement team in a role that will be tasked with shaping global IT services strategies. As a member of the leadership team, this position works directly alongside the Head of IT Procurement in a commercially intelligent working environment with a clear path for progression internally.

Procurement Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Managing large spends across IT Procurement and creating long-term strategic relationships with key suppliers specific to IT contingent labour
  • Develop new strategies for business development and reporting to senior members as to how the company can develop the Procurement function further
  • Negotiate, and create relationships, with internal & external suppliers whilst developing a strong network for each market
  • Conduct deep research into IT category and identify how you can generate savings across them
  • Manage stakeholder relationships - ensuring a positive working relationship is in place

Key Skills & Experience Sought:

  • Strong IT Procurement experience, any additional experience around contingent labour will be beneficial
  • Proven track record of managing a large spend and delivering savings
  • History of negotiating with the ability to influence decisions in your favour
  • Good communication skills with experience managing supplier and stakeholder relationships
  • Degree level 2.1 or equivalent (desirable)
  • CIPS (desirable)

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to jobsSD@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key words: procurement, IT procurement, indirect procurement, strategic sourcing, contingent labour procurement, category management, financial services, strategy, technology procurement, hardware, software, services, networks, infrastructure, RFP, RFQ, RFI