Procurement Manager - IT FTSE 250

Recruiter
Portfolio Procurement
Location
Slough
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading organisation with a prestigious national organisation with a well-known brand has an opportunity for an IT Procurement Specialist to support the existing team in a range of tenders / contracts.

This role requires someone that has had some experience in sourcing for IT services, Software, Telco, Networks and Hardware on a strategic level. This role sits within a relatively new team within a large, class procurement function, but focusing on IT spend

Role responsibilities:

  • Support and work with IT Category Lead to source new suppliers and rationalize spend
  • Analyse the market to advise internal stakeholders
  • Sell the benefits of procurement to the business leads and consult accordingly
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve the best cost and service for the business
  • Implement SLA's into new and existing supplier contracts
  • Draft contracts from scratch
  • Suggest new supplier opportunities from current and past market knowledge

Experience & requirements:

  • Previous procurement experience, specifically in IT/IS/Technology
  • Confident in negotiating and managing all levels of stakeholder
  • Able to analyse data and process it into advice / benefits for the business
  • Basic technical understanding of IT and the relevant sub-categories
  • Results and target driven
  • End to end procurement experience on a strategic level
  • MCIPS or degree qualified