IT Buyer

Recruiter
Macildowie Associates
Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
26000.0000
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am currently recruiting a Buyer for the IT category of a successful organisation based in Coventry. Reporting to the Category Manager, the Buyer will be responsible for identifying effective procurement solutions across services areas of spend. This thriving business are growing; this role is available due to team expansion. There is a focus on the team culture in addition to the professional objective of providing high quality service - it is an excellent time to join the business.

As IT Buyer, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring compliance across all suppliers through detailed analysis, planning, negotiation and adherence
  • Delivering value for money - savings, cost avoidance, service improvements, quality uplift
  • Proactive management of all IT service contracts
  • Ensuring competitive tendering for all IT categories
  • Benchmarking and negotiating new and existing supplier to ensure optimum market prices are achieved
  • Developing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships
  • Providing accurate and timely reporting to senior management
  • Supporting the wider Procurement department to help achieve the strategic development plan

To be successful in this role, you'll be degree educated with a strong background within IT services procurement. You'll be able to demonstration previous negotiation experience and successes and ideally have expansive professional services supplier knowledge and tendering experience. Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office is a necessity, but you will also need the ability to communicate with and influence stakeholders and suppliers.

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