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Senior Procurement Manager - IT

Senior Procurement Manager - IT

Posted 3 August by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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IT Senior Procurement Manager for a global company

Your new company
I'm excited to be working with a forward thinking global business who pride themselves on building strong relationships with suppliers, customers and clients by following their core values globally. Your next client are a histrionic business with a excellent reputation on the market.

Your new role
This really influential role will require you to be responsible for all Global IT / Tech procurement activity with the responsibility for account management of the selected suppliers and of key Divisional stakeholders for the development of procurement strategies and negotiation practices to deliver in year P/L savings and efficiencies to the business. This position will work very closely with the CTO / CIO who will look to you to confidently lead on complex negotiations, handle blue chip suppliers, minimise supplier risk and importantly fulfil the contract delivery / service delivery needs of the IT team.

This is a great opportunity to lead on one of the largest spends for the company, be the forefront of technology and engineer continuous improvement and development through this sector.

The role will also involve managing a team of 6, broken down into 3 Category Managers and 3 P2P members. Currently sitting with a full capacity you will encourage development and lead from the front with spotting value for money opportunities and keeping the team engaged,

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be be considered in this post you will have a career of working on complex IT projects, handling technical negotiations and confident working regularly in and around senior IT figures within the business. This position will better suit a candidate who has worked in a Matrix type organisation and have regular exposure to a global IT audience.

Team management will be a passion of yours and you will be able to demonstrate examples of team development and strategy to enhance those around you.

If you have experience of procuring IT services from with a Tech/ telecoms business and interested in this role I would urge you to apply.

Other Aspects are:

  • Degree educated (or equivalent) with relevant professional CIPS qualification
  • Core SFIA skills:

Relationship management
Contract management
Asset management

  • Experience of managing Software licensing o Managing global planning & decision making processes with multiple stakeholders o Able to lead negotiations with sophisticated suppliers or service providers as part of a collaborative working relationship
  • Proven awareness and use of best practice processes and knowledge and understanding of S&VM in global Technology organisations with a strong external perspective of developments in this area

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