IT Sourcing Manager - IT Software Procurement
Based in Southern Hampshire, this prestigious engineering solutions company is seeking an IT Sourcing Manager to support some of the most prestigious and important services in our country. Sitting in a team of 5, leading the IT Software Category, this role is at the heart of the business offering a breadth of opportunity across the business and supporting a whole host of clients.Managing the software spend as well as getting involved in devising and executing strategies, this company are offering a wealth of support, should you have an interest in IT and are looking for that next step into category management. A hands-on and dynamic role, you'll possess an exposure to IT software, for example Oracle or Microsoft enabling you to support all IT services across the business. As IT Sourcing Manager your responsibilities will include:Creation of new sourcing strategies and recommend suggestions for improvementExecute sourcing strategies by working with key stakeholders to develop supplier evaluation as part of agreed procurement strategy.Lead the negotiation with suppliers, working closely with technical, commercial and legal supportManage the contracting process including due diligence of supplier capabilities, market and financial position is undertakenTo procure best value goods and services on behalf stakeholders.To negotiate improved terms and conditions where possible to enhance the purchasing benefits with suppliersWithin a subcategory ensure that for all key spend areas a supplier management process is implemented including getting executive sponsor, developing standard review agenda, reviewing supplier performance, developing continuous improvement plans and looking for opportunities to innovateImplement and support enforcement of buying and contracting processes within that subcategoryManage the financial/legal approval process for spend within that subcategoryPerform ongoing operational reviews of contract performance for categoriesTo discuss this role further please contact Chizoba Uzuegbunam at Procurement Heads by emailing your CV to email@example.com or call +44 (0) 7393 140509 | +44 (0) 1962 869838. Enquiries are all handled confidentially.