IT Procurement Manager FTSE 250

Recruiter
Portfolio Procurement
Location
Slough
Posted
11 Aug 2018
Closes
09 Sep 2018
Job role
Accountant

An amazing opportunity to work for a FTSE 250 retail and entertainment organisation, with some very reputable brands in the group that has arisen due a huge investment into technology.

This role requires someone that has had some experience in sourcing for IT Hardware, Services, Software, Telco and Networks on a strategic level. This role sits within a relatively new team within a large, class procurement function, but focusing on IT spend with a consistent focus to transition into a full strategic function.

Role responsibilities:

  • IT Category Lead to source new suppliers and rationalize spend
  • Analyse the market to advise internal stakeholders
  • Sell the benefits of procurement to the business leads and consult accordingly
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve the best cost and service for the business
  • Implement SLA's into new and existing supplier contracts
  • Draft contracts from scratch
  • Suggest new supplier opportunities from current and past market knowledge

Experience & requirements:

  • Ideally has had some management experience
  • Implement strategies into a function / business
  • Previous procurement experience, specifically in IT/IS/Technology
  • Confident in negotiating and managing all levels of stakeholder
  • Able to analyse data and process it into advice / benefits for the business
  • Basic technical understanding of IT and the relevant sub-categories
  • End to end procurement experience on a strategic level
  • MCIPS or degree qualified

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