Senior IT Commercial Manager

Dixons Carphone
London (Greater)
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior IT Commercial Manager

Senior IT Commercial Manager will support the head of Function with, leading and developing in the following areas within the IT Function. Providing support of the current and future needs of the UK&I Business covering all brands including Curry’s / PC World, Carphone Warehouse and Knowhow.

Deliver sound Commercial practice in support of the UK&I Technology function. You will have a fully strategic approach across supplier engagement, contracting, category spend and commercial sales activities. The role will require end-to-end development and delivery of commercial solutions and business plans. This will involve evaluating optimal contracting efficiencies, compliance, price, value and operational (now & into the future) benefits to DCG and include delivering and monitoring efficiency (Total cost of ownership) targets.

You will:

  • Manage Commercial activities
  • Engage and manage outsourced Sourcing activities (BPO & ITO)
  • Manage Software & IT Asset activities
  • Support business with Mergers and Acquisitions when required
  • Support in providing Commercial consultancy services to internal functions
  • Support Services function with all Commercial requirements
  • Manage BPO and ITO commercial reviews including PWO’s with strategic partners
  • Continued improvement in attitude, engagement across the business, succession planning and talent management across the IT function as part of the IT SLT
  • Co-ordinate cross country Sourcing activities where and if required
  • Commercial relationships with key suppliers and the senior leaders in UK&I team
  • Delivery of Strategic Sourcing activity for all group IT requirements including CWS, Services and Mergers and Acquisitions (working with UK&I Procurement)
  • Correct Commercial relationships (and contractual provisions) are in place to deliver the SLA’s for IT Services as agreed with the UK&I Business Leaders

You will need:

  • 10 years plus experience within a senior management role dealing with senior IT teams and board room experience within a Blue Chip company
  • Worked as part of a Senior Management Team leading a multi-billion pound business
  • Competent in purchase management software and automated procurement systems as well as SAM modelling, P2P and integration of new Procurement systems
  • Experience of managing large scale outsourcing transitions and ongoing major partner relationships
  • Experience in leading high performing teams in Commercial, Procurement and SRM environments
  • Experience in retail and telecoms

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.