IT Sourcing Manager

Recruiter
Ascendant Recruitment
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Ref
1278653242
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IT Sourcing Manager

Permanent

£40,000 - £45,000 plus bonus

Milton Keynes

Are you a dedicated and engaging IT procurement professional looking for a rewarding career?

We are working with a Global Brand with offices here in Milton Keynes to recruit a procurement professional that has experience in IT sourcing. As part of the IT Procurement Team, you will report to the Regional Sourcing Manager for IT Procurement EMEA.

This accountable position requires someone with at least 3 years' experience in a similar role who is an excellent negotiator who can prepare and lead supplier negotiations and secure effective contracts.

In return you will receive a generous salary, bonus and holiday allowance plus healthcare, parking permit and flexible working hours.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Build a strategy to develop local and regional sourcing
Prepare & lead supplier negotiations with local and regional suppliers, including tenders and E-Sourcing
Implement procurement tactics, negotiation and decision processes
Assist in the implementation of contracts
Using procurement tools, track and maintain all suppliers, rates, contracts and spend
Take an active lead in global strategic sourcing proposals
Establish and cultivate close relationships with key stakeholders
Ensure you are up to date with future knowledge of demand, service quality and business needs
To understand and adhere to laws and regulations, company rules policies and principles
Maintain and manage market knowledge - including innovation management

We are looking for someone with:

3+ years of relevant experience in Procurement environment, IT or telecoms
Project management experience
Experience of working in a virtual team in a multinational environment
Highly data literate with experience of writing clear and concise tenders
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Good interpersonal, leadership and motivation skills
High level of drive and commitment
Strong managerial and operational skills
Occasional travel within Europe
Ability to work a flexible schedule

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Role advertised: 27 September 2019

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Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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