IT Procurement Manager ( Contractor)

Liverpool, UK
20 May 2019
05 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Procurement Manager (Contractor)
6 Month Contract
Albert Dock, Liverpool
Excellent Day Rate

Here at Yodel we deliver more than just parcels we deliver a great experience when it comes to your career too. We are looking to hire an experienced Procurement Manager to join our IT team on a contract basis at our Head office in the Albert Dock Liverpool. We are looking for a procurement professional with a strong Indirects background with extensive experience working within the IT Category. You will be responsible for supporting IT stakeholders on some exciting projects ensuring spend is managed effectively and contracts are effectively reviewed and negotiated.

As the IT Procurement Manager your responsibilities will include:

• Conducting category planning to aid budgeting and forecasting process. Being financially & commercially aware of the precise position of projects within the portfolio
• Identifying value and innovation opportunities and proactively drive these opportunities through the relevant areas of the business.
• Identifying key areas of financial risk and supply vulnerability that exist within the portfolio to which the company is exposed, and develop action plans by which they will be minimised.
• Working with IT stakeholders and meet the business needs through use of Category Management tools and techniques and the strong leadership of a cross-functional team.
• Executing IT Category Management and delivery of financial benefit through strong presentation and facilitation skills.
• Building effective supplier relationships across the most strategic/critical suppliers within the portfolio to mitigate risk and drive value for Yodel through use of SRM tools and techniques
• Maintaining smooth operations, ensuring that Yodel's suppliers are compliant with Yodel ethical trading policy and that our suppliers demonstrate a commitment to meeting our expectations of Corporate Responsibility.

Experience and Skills you will be required to Demonstrate:

• Experience working within indirects within the IT category
• Strong understanding of hardware, software and licensing
• Substantial business experience, preferably from within a Services or Logistics sector, of which the majority should have been spent within the IT procurement discipline.
• Excellent Category Management & Supplier Relationship Management knowledge of tools and techniques and proven record of executing such strategies cross-functionally.
• Strong Project Management experience
• Good facilitator with strong relationship management skills.
• Significant experience of leading cross-functional teams to explore and agree strategic options
• Excellent contract management and review skills.
• Ability to present to stakeholders and communicate complex messages.
• Ability to make decisions in a fast moving environment.
• Ability to inspire people to work cross-functionally - facilitating groups of individuals to work together on creating solutions.

This a fantastic opportunity for an experienced IT Procurement Manager to make an instant impact and maximise Yodel purchasing power.

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