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IT Buyer - £35K Gloucester /Flex Working

IT Buyer - £35K Gloucester /Flex Working

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits

  • Contact:

    Diane Marjoram

  • Contact email:

    Diane.Marjoram@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    35000

  • Salary low:

    25000

  • Job ref:

    J14882G_1624972750

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: IT Buyer

Salary: Up to £35K + Package

Location: Gloucester + Agile / Flex Working

This is a fantastic development opportunity for an IT Buyer- coupled with the chance to join an organisation undertaking significant transformation, moving the dial from a risk adverse business to a commercially driven organisation where Procurement & SRM are at the forefront of the organisations strategy to drive value and reduce costs for both internal and external customers alike.

Role:

You will join a newly created IT Procurement & SRM team, supporting the design, develop and stand-up a new commercial supplier management model that will drive commercial value across engagement with all 3rd party Technology vendors. The team support a 3rd party spend portfolio of c£250m spanning 3 distinct areas:

  1. Infrastructure - Cloud, Mainframe, Telecoms and IT Security
  2. Digital - AI, Machine Learning and FinTech
  3. Software & Services - both Colleague and Customer facing Software and Applications

You will support the management of IT & Technology Supplier Relationships, Performance and Delivery across a portfolio of business critical suppliers, designing and implementing KPI's & SLA's, in turn delivering performance and efficiency across the group. Further to the day-to-day responsibilities, the jobholder will be involved in supporting the development of SRM tools and methodology within a relatively 'Greenfield' environment. Also, it is expected that the jobholder will provide help to implement a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, ensuring 3rd party suppliers contribute and deliver in line with the organisations CSR agenda.

Experience:

  • Demonstrates some Supplier Management experience, gained within a traditional Procurement or Supplier Management function.
  • Skilled in supplier performance and relationship management - demonstrating experience of driving value and savings through in-life contract negotiations.
  • Evidence of of driving value and commercial benefit from IT & technology Vendors (Microsoft, IBM, BT etc)
  • Ideally demonstrates experience gained in a complex 'blue-chip' environment.
  • Degree qualified.