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Interim IT Networks Procurement Manager £600

Interim IT Networks Procurement Manager £600

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    £500 - £600 per day

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    about 1 year ago

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One of the worlds largest and most innovative sustainable technology firms has an urgent requirement for an Interim IT Software Procurement Manager.

This is a 6-month contract offering up to £600 p/d inside IR35 and majority home working. One day per week in central London Offices.

The Global Senior Category Manager of IT Software is responsible leading the groups strategic Software platforms & Applications category of spend and supporting the Procurement activities across the business. Reporting into the Head of IT Business Technogogy & Workplace Services, the individual will manage relationships with key senior IT stakeholders and act as a trusted advisor to partner on procurement related matters for the IT organization.

In depth IT Procurement Knowledge & experience is essential, as well as having a detailed understanding in the latest market trends and insights, whilst keeping pace with the evolving IT 3rd party landscape.

The Role

  • Manage key Sourcing processes and negotiate best commercial and contractual terms
  • Identify & support opportunities to address in category spend / vendors
  • Own, shape and define the ongoing category structure and strategy
  • Support the delivery of the wider IT Category Plans whilst addressing short, mid, and long term business goals and objectives for the immediate IT Software category.
  • Leadership of high-profile IT sourcing initiatives / Strong stakeholder skills
  • To put the interests of clients and the integrity of the market at the heart of the way you do business
  • Offer support, guidance and leadership to more other members in the IT Procurement Function.

The Requirements

  • 10+ years of strong IT procurement experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong stakeholder collaborative relationship building skills
  • Both a strategic and analytical mind-set
  • Creativity to seek, encourage and find non-traditional approaches to procurement challenges
  • Excellent communication skills and strong listening skills
  • Ability to articulate procurement's value, specifically as an IT Procurement business partner
  • In-depth knowledge of IT sourcing and procurement principles and best practices
  • Strong IT Procurement Industry knowledge
  • Strong IT contract review and negotiation experience