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Head of IT Procurement - £150K

Head of IT Procurement - £150K

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £120000 - £150000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jack Williams

  • Contact email:

    jack.williams@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    150000

  • Salary low:

    120000

  • Job ref:

    J12914_1563439120

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, a leading global FTSE100, is seeking an innovative Head of IT & Technology Procurement. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a newly defined role, as part of the CPO's Leadership Team, supporting a journey of Procurement Transformation in a newly designed Procurement operating model!

Role:

The Head of IT & Technology Procurement will own the relationship between the global Procurement function and the CIO; key to your success in this role will be the ability to lead the IT & Technology Procurement team on a journey of transformation, with a goal of becoming a trusted and valued strategic business partner to the CIO and IT Leadership Team.

Furthermore, as a key figure within the CPO's leadership team, you will be a driving force in the development of Procurement strategy, frameworks, processes and third-party risk management.

Your goal is to deliver a high-level, pro-active, valuable and efficient procurement service to this leading global organisation

Experience: Candidates will present current experience of operating in a "Head of" capacity, with a demonstrable track record of success in nurturing CIO relationships in complex, international, business environments:

  • You will demonstrate extensive IT & Technology Procurement experience
  • You will demonstrate a depth of subject matter expertise - being up to date with the latest advancements in Digital, Cloud, Cyber and FinTech innovation
  • You will demonstrate experience of developing IT & Technology category strategies, in an international environment, that ensure the business is able to benefit from the latest advancements in IT & Technology
  • You will demonstrate a track record of influencing CIO's and the IT leadership community - operating as a positive disruptor, challenging the status quo and influencing key decision makers
  • You will demonstrate a track record of developing, motivating and leading high performing IT & Technology Procurement teams
  • Excellent academic profile- ideally Degree and/or MBA qualified