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IT Procurement Manager - £90K (Birmingham)

IT Procurement Manager - £90K (Birmingham)

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Richard Shelley

  • Contact email:

    richard.shelley@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J691384_1719262971

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: IT Procurement Manager

Salary: Up to £90K + Excellent Benefits

Location: Birmingham (2 days p/w on site)

Are you an IT Procurement Manager - with experience of category management, as well as delivery of complex IT sourcing projects across Cloud, DevOps, Cyber, Software and Testing? This role offers a fantastic opportunity to play a key part in the development of a Greenfield Procurement function, alongside a newly appointed Head of Procurement, for a PE backed Technology organisation.

Role:
Key to your success in this role will be the ability to develop key stakeholder relationships with the IT community, positioning Procurement as a "value-add" business partner. Ultimately, you will be tasked with driving commercial value across a broad range of business critical IT & Technology Procurement projects - supporting the organisation's digital journey.

You will need to:

  • Be commercially astute, financially literate and legally competent to negotiate contracts
  • Have strong influencing skills and leadership, with the gravitas to negotiate credibly with suppliers and engage with the CIO and the executive management team
  • Be results driven with a track record of achievement while adaptable in the face of adversity
  • Familiar with operating in a regulatory environment

Experience:

  • Deep IT Procurement & Category Management experience
  • Solid understanding of procurement processes and principles, commercial and legal constructs, and financial models.
  • Skills to influence and drive effective change in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivation, tenacity, and a focus on delivery
  • Gravitas, the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Ideally Degree and MCIPS qualified.