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IT Procurement Manager (Software) - £55K

IT Procurement Manager (Software) - £55K

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits

  • Contact:

    Richard Shelley

  • Contact email:

    richard.shelley@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    55000

  • Salary low:

    45000

  • Job ref:

    J14078_1587981488

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    NA

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Role: IT Procurement Manager (Software) - £55K

Location: Manchester

Are you an ambitious IT Procurement professional looking to fast-track your a career? Our client, a leading UK 'Blue-Chip', is looking to recruit an IT Procurement Manager within their Global Procurement function. This is a fantastic development role for an individual with IT procurement experience, and with a desire to fast-track their career in a Procurement function undergoing significant transformation and up-skilling.

Role:
The jobholder will support a team of Procurement Managers, and will assist with the procurement of IT & Technology (Software, Cyber Security and IT Professional Services) on a group wide basis. With a large pipeline of imminent projects this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a range of Procurement skills including spend analysis, market research, supplier identification, contract negotiation, as well as post-contract supplier performance and contractual adherence. The jobholder will be expected to support the full lifecycle sourcing process providing value analytical expertise across the RFX process. In turn, it is expected that the jobholder support the supplier relationship management of business critical vendors.

Furthermore, the jobholder will use Excel and Power Point to create MI and reporting packs for presentation to key stakeholders.

Experience:
This is an excellent opportunity to enter the procurement function of a prestigious 'Blue-Chip' organisation who can provide excellent training, career progression and opportunities for international mobility;

  • Ideally demonstrates experience of Software or Cyber Procurement
  • Experience of using e-sourcing tools
  • Analytical and logical nature, highly numerate with demonstrable experience of using Excel
  • Confident communicator with an engaging personality
  • Ideally Degree qualified