IT Procurement Specialist

Posted 6 June by Cedar Ending soon

Cedar is working in partnership with a leading global retail consumer data organisation to appoint a Senior IT Procurement Manager; your focus will be on IT software, specifically within the cloud based solutions category. You will work alongside the Head of Procurement, who is responsible for leading the global Retail Procurement function. As part of the UK procurement team; you are responsible for the delivery of the highest possible level of professional procurement support across IT, technology and cloud based software projects as they develop. The objective of this role is about providing innovative and consultative IT procurement leadership to the group and to functional teams in order to add value, drive innovation and protect profits in-line with the corporate vision and values. This is carried out by formulating strategy, direction and advice, leading, influencing and engaging stakeholders (from Board members downwards) as well as managing change in IT procurement & supply. This will also include influencing supply markets with innovative sourcing solutions and includes the management of your own procurement projects acting as a 'procurement partner' on a range of cross category spend across all areas of technology.

  • Innovative and driven individual
  • Proven background in IT software procurement
  • Must have experience of procuring cloud based solutions
  • CIPS qualified
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • Experience of procurement in a fast paced retail function

Required skills

  • IT Procurement
  • MCIPS
  • software and cloud based solutions

Application questions

Do you have a proven track record in IT Software Procurement?
Do you have experience of cloud based software solutions?
Are you MCIPS qualified?
Can you work in a fast paced delivery focused environment?

Reference: 35320872

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