Group IT Procurement Consultant

London (Central)
08 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Group IT Procurement Consultant

London (EC2V)

Competitive Salary & benefits package

About the role

The role is a Consultancy position at Principal Consultant grade which sits within the Group Procurement business area of Capita Procurement Solutions. The nature of each assignment will vary dependent on the contractual requirements but may include: Opportunity Assessment, Savings Delivery and Programmes, IT Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Contract and Supplier Relationship Management, Transformation, Project and Programme Management. Engagements may include working across multiple IT categories of spend or require specific subject matter expertise and typically you can expect to be leading on consultancy deliverables or required to work alone.

About Capita | Capita Procurement Solutions | Group Procurement

Capita is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are a niche procurement consultancy with a focus on transforming procurement, driving efficiencies and realising cashable savings from third party spend through our range of flexible procurement solutions working across both the public and private sector.

What you will do:

Utilise tools and methodologies alongside specialist knowledge to deliver procurement processes, procurement projects, transformation and change consistently and efficiently.

Utilise creativity and innovations to develop solutions and strategies that deliver maximum value cost improvements and benefits to clients.

Create effective working relationships with stakeholders and senior client sponsors to deliver allocated projects, anticipating and responding to client requirements, managing conflicts and issues.

Responsible for simultaneously managing large or complex projects (inclusive of across more than one engagement) and leads on client management activities and the coordination of project teams.

Undertake complex Opportunity Assessment Reviews and develop valid opportunities and propositions across all areas of spend.

Lead the identification and delivery of innovative and strategic savings initiatives across areas of project responsibility.

Manage client focussed benefits realisation processes and overarching governance that deliver our client commitments and business targets.

Deliver effective performance management and continuous improvement through the deployment of contract management and SRM principles so to deliver cash and efficiency savings whilst maintaining robust supplier relationships on behalf of clients where applicable.

In addition you will likely have operational line management responsibilities for a number of individuals.

Your experience will include:

MCIPS qualified or workingtowards or holds other relevant business qualification.

Experienced in either the "Software and Application" category or "Telco" category with excellent

domain knowledge and in-depth contract terminology

Experienced in developing innovative category strategies through the use of leading category

management methodology.

Demonstrates track record of developing, maintaining and managing client, senior stakeholder

and supplier relationships.

Demonstrates track record in leading supplier selection, negotiation, implementation and

complex contract management delivering cost/ savings targets.

Will have worked in a complex and changing environment with demanding business objectives

and in a highly competitive market sector.

Has knowledge of sourcing across complex categories within multiple industry sectors.

Will ideally have business consultancy experience.

Experience of direct and indirect people management.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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