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Category Lead, IT Procurement - £70K

Category Lead, IT Procurement - £70K

  • Location

    Hillingdon, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Anthony Barden

  • Contact email:

    anthony.barden@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    75000

  • Salary low:

    65000

  • Job ref:

    J12655_1553707157

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you capable of delivering multiple IT Transformation projects in a fast-paced, international environment?

A leading global business service provider is looking to recruit an IT Category Lead to join their London-based Procurement function.

Your contract negotiation, stakeholder engagement and supplier management skills will be put to the test as you join the team during a major IT transformation.

The Role

  • Leading on Procurement activity for IT Transformation projects across group organisations
  • Responsible for strategic sourcing, contract negotiation and evaluation, stakeholder and supplier management at Local and Group wide level
  • Providing commercial support for IT and Business projects, e.g. Hybrid Cloud and Common Finance Solution
  • Working on deals in excess of £100m total contract value

Essential Skills

  • Strong contract negotiation and evaluation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with solid stakeholder management experience
  • First rate project management abilities, able to juggle multiple work streams
  • IT Category Procurement / Outsourcing experience
  • Experience of managing blue-chip suppliers (IBM, SAP, TCS, etc.)