Sourcing Manager Hardware

City of London
£45000 - £55000 per annum
10 Jan 2013
07 Feb 2013
Stephanie Williams
Contract Type
Full Time

My clients a leading Bank based in London City seek an IT Hardware Sourcing Manager 45-55k.

Working as a part of a wider, specialist Procurement function this role will influence and drive the commercial strategy for the IT Hardware Category within the bank.

Working within a specialist IT Hardware Sourcing team you will provide subject matter expert and constantly drive target based cost management directly and through your category across a Global remit.
Key deliverables will include:
oEnsuring best practice and maximal contractual protection whilst co-ordinating sourcing savings across the group.
oCollaborating with Senior Procurement colleagues producing global Purchasing Plans and Agreement are in place
oEffective Vendor Management and negotiations
oProcurement support to all countries
oConstant identification, reporting and achievement of cost savings
oAwareness of regulatory compliance and management of Risk.
oProactively manage the Hardware supplier lifecycle: identification of new sources, business engagement, tender, negotiation, contract management
oProvide Hardware subject matter expertise on market trends, best practise, cost consultancy

The successful candidate is likely to meet the following criteria:
oStrong IT sourcing experience some expert end-to-end IT Hardware category knowledge - across contracts, licensing, mainframes, desktops etc.
oExceptional communicator and negotiator
oStrong analytical ability
oStrong working knowledge of commercial law
oAbility to lead teams

For more information and immediate consideration please reply with an updated copy of your CV.

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