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Interim IT Category Sourcing Lead

Interim IT Category Sourcing Lead

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

  • Contact email:

    adam.dennison@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    600

  • Salary low:

    550

  • Job ref:

    11597 - 2706_1530112330

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you an experienced procurement professional with a strong track record in managing IT spends, tenders and have worked across IT Workplace Services? Would you be interested in a truly outstanding opportunity to continue this work on an IT re-tender for a world leading company?

1st Executive are recruiting on behalf of a FTSE100 Oil & Gas supermajor, who are looking to bring on board a dynamic and driven Category Sourcing Lead for their IT category, primarily covering EMEA but with global remit. The role is to approach and execute a plan for this enormous project, and provide general oversight and management based on your expert knowledge of Workplace Support Services.

Role:

  • Execute full plan for a large market tender
  • Includes contract discovery work across multiple countries to establish the scope of the project, manage RFP's, negotiate and draft contracts and provide general oversight of the supplier governance & management processes, combined with a deep market knowledge of the Workplace Managed Services space
  • Building and analysing request for proposals
  • Stakeholder engagement and managing relationships
  • Managing the end to end sourcing process, including supplier management
  • Contract and commercial negotiation
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and manage through their lifecycle as well as optimising value for money and ensuring that they remain aligned to business needs.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Previous experience as an IT Sourcing Lead/Manager
  • Certification i.e. Service Delivery (ITIL) would be advantageous
  • Experience of either managing an end to end Service Desk or Field Services tender.
  • Significant evidence of the successful design and delivery of end-to-end commercial strategies, including contract drafting.
  • Significant personal involvement in complex and large-scale commercial negotiations including ensuring value for money.
  • Previous experience in IT Sourcing for a global blue-chip company