Procurement Manager - Software

Welwyn Garden City, UK
01 Sep 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the strategic development, planning and sourcing for assigned sub-categories, that drive value for money and efficiencies throughout the procurement lifecycle.

Procurement Manager (Software)

6-9 Month Contract

Welwyn Garden City

Key Responsibilities:

Strong awareness of the IT Software supply market with procurement knowledge across Functional / Digital Applications
Previous IT Software strategic sourcing & category management experience
Through influence and challenge develop strong working relationships with stakeholders to support, endorse and deliver sub category plans aligned to category procurement strategies to realise business savings and support innovation.
Build and deliver sub category plans aligned to Category Plans by being innovative and collaborative with various cross functional stakeholders
Actively minimise revenue and capital costs through improved use of tools, processes and application of best practice. This will be achieved through a combination of influencing stakeholders and robust planning
Consistently track and report on savings targets for specified sub-categories using the agreed process
Using sound judgement build new and develop existing supplier relationships to ensure continued suitability and create greater value across the organisation
Support the business to achieving compliance with legal, ethical and safety procurement policies with integrity and good judgment
Develop and lead a high performing team enabling them to reach their potential to deliver a world class procurement function

Key Skills & Accountabilities:

Negotiation skills
Stakeholder Management
Supplier relationship and performance management
Category Planning
MS Office
Commercial acumen
Contract management
Development of self, high standards of personal ethic


CIPS qualified at level 4 (diploma)
Procurement management of Software
Cross functional working and stakeholder engagement.

TO APPLY - PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UP TO DATE CV Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer

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