IT Category Lead

Recruiter
Bramwith Consulting
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Ref
1199800704
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a leading business transformation firm who specialise in working alongside some of the biggest companies within; healthcare, defence, finance, pharmaceuticals and media. With a best in class procurement function they need to maintain their delivery and are in the market for an IT Procurement Lead to drive and develop their current team.

Working across multiple clients, this position will see you heading up a team of 6 across the entire technology remit. You will liaise very closely with senior stakeholders to gain an understanding of what needs to be achieved across the IT category. Once this is established you will draw from your extensive procurement knowledge to provide a breakdown of key areas and suggest a project plan for spend across hardware, software and telecoms. Being responsible for a multi-million pound spend you will implement best practice procurement strategies across the entire procurement lifecycle including strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and supplier consolidation. Your aim will be to maintain and development client relationships whilst helping your team to deliver savings.

Key procurement skills required:
  • Unparalleled procurement knowledge across the technology category including hardware, software and telecoms
  • Gravitas and the ability to tactfully, yet efficiently negotiate procurement strategies and improve procurement buy in across the wider business
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with the ability to lead and develop a team
  • A strong track record of delivering yearly savings
  • Flexibility on UK travel

With the professional services market being in an excellent position, there is no better time to join a leading FTSE 100 company and become an integral team member within an award winning procurement function. Not only will you experience the opportunity to head up a driven and successful team, but you will experience personal development and excellent financial gains. If this role sounds of interest then apply directly to

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KEY WORDS: Procurement, IT, Hardware, Software, Telecoms, Stakeholder Management, Sourcing, London, Consultancy, Professional Services, FTSE 100, Manager, Line Reports

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