IT Procurement / IT Commercial Manager - Sourcing Strategy
We're on the hunt for an experienced IT Commercial Manager / IT Procurement Manager to join this well known retail company to play a lead role in driving the sourcing strategy for Technology.
This is a brand new role and so a great and exciting time to join this organisation and day to day you'll play a leading role in overseeing all sourcing activities, challenging costs, to ensure they deliver value for money and align with the sourcing strategy. You'll develop recommendations for key sourcing decisions and support the contracts team in contractual / commercial negotiations for new technology contracts. You'll help to shape business cases and oversee benefit tracking to maximise investment value and will help in reviewing statements of work ensuring they reflect the transformation business case metrics. You'll assist the Finance team in overseeing business case development and benefit tracking.
We're looking for someone who has worked for a larger organisation and has a good technical / IT background as you'll have an annual technology cost base of over £400 million. As this is a new role and team you'll play a leading role in shaping and building the team.
It goes without saying that you'll have a background in IT Procurement, Vendor Management, Contract Management and Supplier Management and will need to have at least 5 years experience of setting up and managing sourcing strategies, demonstrable commercial management and financial experience with strong analytical skills.
Candidates will need to possess excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Candidates will be able to work from home 2/3 days a week
To apply for this role please email your CV to Liz or call for more information