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'Greenfield' IT Procurement Manager - £65K

'Greenfield' IT Procurement Manager - £65K

  • Location

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum + Extensive benefits

  • Contact:

    Harry Noble

  • Contact email:

    harry.noble@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Job ref:

    J14676_1620739131

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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'Greenfield' IT Procurement Manager - £65K + Excellent Package

Are you a hungry and ambitious Procurement Manager looking for a career defining challenge? This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of a 'Greenfield' Procurement function, supporting the newly appointed Head of Procurement with the ongoing design and development of Procurement, for a leading Financial Services organisation.

Responsibilities:

  • Challenge the status quo and unpack complex business problems, apply advanced analytical thinking / market knowledge and drive the most appropriate business outcome.
  • Lead supplier sourcing reviews (RFI,RFX, RFP) on behalf of business owners, negotiate commercial terms and mitigate supply risks through to contract sign off.
  • Support Supplier Relationship Management in the classification of new suppliers to determine the most appropriate SRM treatment/due diligence frequency
  • You will be responsible for developing key stakeholder relationships, focused on the continued development of procurement as a trusted business partner - gaining a seat at the table for all IT & Corporate Services sourcing requirements
  • You will be responsible for the development of category strategy for a range of indirect services - with initial focus on the business critical IT.
  • You will support the Head of Procurement with the development of strategic sourcing process, policy and 'best-practice' within this recently established team.
  • You will manage the delivery of the end-to-end sourcing lifecycle and help lead cross-functional stakeholders through the entire procurement lifecycle.

Experience:

  • Track-record of developing stakeholder relationships in non-mandated Procurement environments
  • Specific IT Sourcing experience - ideally within a complex 'Blue Chip' environment.
  • Ability to support the development of procurement process and policy through category management.
  • Excellent Negotiation, Communication skills and commercial acumen
  • Degree and MCIPS preferred