Senior IT Procurement Manager - £70k

1st Executive Search & Selection
08 Mar 2018
16 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


The jobholder will lead the development of IT sourcing strategy and supplier management across all IT categories encompassing Software, Hardware, Applications, Networks, Professional Services and Outsourcing category areas. In turn, the jobholder will manage all associated commercial activity to drive value creation and minimise total cost of ownership. In turn, the jobholder will be responsible for the full sourcing life cycle from initial strategy, tendering, and contract award through to transition, contract management and termination.


  • Responsible for translating innovation and ideas into comprehensive proposals, formulating presentations and reports to influence senior stakeholders
  • Lead the strategic sourcing process, providing direction and oversight to leverage the size and scale of the Group's purchasing power through robust contract negotiations, supplier selection and management of the commercial aspects of the 3rd party supplier relationships
  • Work collaboratively with the Supplier Management teams to develop and implement the appropriate supplier governance structure ensuring effective contract handover and ongoing development of the supplier strategy


The ideal candidate will present extensive IT Procurement Category knowledge:

  • Experience of managing and developing IT Sourcing strategies for Software, Hardware, Applications, Networks etc
  • "Blue-Chip" background, with experience of working in a global procurement function
  • Excellent track record of challenging and influencing IT stakeholders
  • Experience of developing IT Category Strategy
  • Expert negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills
  • Ideally Degree and MCIPS qualified

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