Senior Procurement Manager - IT/Technology
Our client, a high profile government organisation are currently seeking to hire a number of Senior Procurement/Category Managers to manage IT related spend across a range of sub-categories including hardware, software, digital, end user computing, security/data and other areas.Successful candidates will play a key role in maximising value from the commercial contracts, they will be responsible for evolving and influencing the go-to-market strategy, securing approval of the strategy, delivery and execution of the approved strategies and management of expenditure and contracts. They are looking for high-calibre individuals that have created and negotiated significant contracts in the IT procurement area and managed suppliers post contract. You should have the ability to influence senior stakeholders across complex organisational structures.You should have the following:·Be skilled at managing a team – able to train, coach and mentor and lead by example·Experience of managing complexity – you should be numerate and have excellent analytical skills to assist decision making·Excellent interpersonal/influencing and communication skills – able to persuade and lead cross-functional teams·Energy and the ability to work at pace – speed and quality of response is important·Skilled at partnering and developing suppliers – you should exhibit excellent contract management abilities·Ideally you should be MCIPS or equivalent and be of degree calibreFor further information please submit your CV and details of your salary and benefits to us quoting ref 6182/CL/IT/TJ or call us on +44(0)844 847 8336.Langley Search & Interim is a specialist search firm and interim provider of end-to-end Supply Chain roles, including Procurement and Operational Excellence positions across the UK, Europe and Internationally. We place senior level interim and permanent positions from global multinationals to SMEs, across Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector and Technology & Professional Services.Take a look at our website, join our LinkedIn community and follow us on Twitter for the latest industry insight, news and more exciting opportunities. As the leading niche recruiter of end-to-end Supply Chain, Procurement and Operational Excellence jobs, we also provide valued career advice and support services for candidates.