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Interim IT Sourcing Manager

Badenoch & Clark
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23 Jul 2021

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Interim IT Sourcing Manager
Negotiable daily rate, Inside IR35
2-month initial contract

A public sector client in the North West with a staff community approaching 38,000 is looking for an interim IT Sourcing Manager to join their team on an initial 2 month contract. This organisation has sites across East Lancashire and one abroad of which they are responsible for both systems and hardware procurement, liaising with internal stakeholders and driving supplier interest in available tenders.

Having recently undergone a review of its Procurement capabilities and operating model, and has subsequently put forward an exciting 3 year transformation programme, this organisation is looking for experienced procurement professionals to bolster their team during a busy time in their calendar to support and deliver Category Plans which underpin the sourcing strategies of the organisation. The interim IT Sourcing Manager will primarily focus on one category area and will deliver value by establishing strong relationships and proactively engaging with relevant stakeholders.

Reporting into the Procurement Director and playing a key role in the ambitious procurement function change programme, your responsibilities will include:
*Developing and delivering Category Plans
*Highlighting risks and issues and recording progress through periodic reporting.
*Identifying and promoting value added services and best practice across the organisation, delivering budget efficiency's and maximising use of the organisation's funds
*Procure and negotiate contractual agreements with an interest in recommending and promoting innovation.
To be successful, you will ideally be MCIPs qualified with a proven track record in managing change and in delivering multiple high value/risk procurement projects using Project Management techniques. This experience could have been gained within any sector although public sector experience would be ideal. Results-orientated and resilient, with high standards and a commitment to excellence; you must have excellent communication and influencing skills to enable you to build productive relationships with stakeholders; and a can-do attitude to ensure you proactively support the ambitious aims of the new procurement function.

This role is an immediate requirement so to arrange a call to discuss this opportunity in further detail, please email (url removed)

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