IT Procurement Manager

Posted 9 April by Gleeson Recruitment Group Easy Apply

Are you an experienced IT Procurement professional? Are you up for the challenge of helping a newly established business carry out a change programme to improve and revolutionise their IT systems? If so, this IT Procurement Manager role based in Stoke on Trent could be perfect for you!

Working for this recently established organisation, you will work with IT suppliers to ensure that they are up to date with the latest innovation and technology to attract new customers. You will manage performance and relationships with existing suppliers, benchmark costs, create and maintain category plans and identify and promote new products. You will also be responsible for setting up policies and procedures, manage all IT procurement activity including tendering, supplier selection, negotiation, resolving disputes and contract management. You will manage a spend of circa £10M. You will also monitor suppliers against KPIs and SLAs, review statement of works and contract change notes and build strategy.

In order to carry out this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience of IT Procurement and contract management
  • Experience of managing software and hardware
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Experience of the full procurement cycle - pre tendering through to contract management
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • A commercial outlook
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • CIPS level 5 as a minimum

In return, you will receive a salary of circa £45 - 50K plus benefits.

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

To apply for this IT Procurement Manager position, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.

Required skills

  • purchasing
  • management
  • contracts
  • contract
  • IT procurement

Reference: 34857563

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