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IT Procurement Manager - £75K (Milton Keynes)

IT Procurement Manager - £75K (Milton Keynes)

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits

  • Contact:

    George Purkiss

  • Contact email:

    george.purkiss@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    75000

  • Salary low:

    65000

  • Job ref:

    J690749_1692783864

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-09-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

1st Executive are recruiting for an Insurance firm based in Milton Keynes, supporting them on a procurement recruitment campaign as as they go through a period of transformation and growth.

Our client seeks to recruit an IT Procurement Manager to undertake a key role in their group Procurement function. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring full end - end sourcing, tendering, negotiation and stakeholder management, aim to drive commercial value for IT & Technology Stakeholders across the business.

Salary: Up to £75,000

Location: Milton Keynes (+ hybrid working = 1 - 2 days in office)

Both progression and development are on offer here, with a clear road-map to success lined out with promotion opportunities within 12 - 18 months / management of buyers in the org should you want to go down the management route.

Scope:

  • You will be responsible for managing the wider technology services category, procuring across software, telco, networks and data centers. Any exposure to the likes of Cognizant, Wipro, Experian and/or MSFT would be a nice to have.
  • You will be a lead, assisting the Head of Procurement in the development and delivery of the Technology Procurement strategy.
  • Lead negotiation of contracts with suppliers under agreed authority levels, working with in house or external legal counsel where appropriate.
  • You will be responsible for providing first stop in-house contractual advice in relation to supplier contracts.
  • Ability to build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders, and prioritisation skills managing multiple, conflicting interests and deadlines.
  • Experience in an indirect category strategic procurement / supplier management role delivering commercial value.
  • Degree Educated or CIPS Qualified/Building towards CIPS

Interviews to be arranged ASAP. Please apply with your CV.