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IT Procurement Manager

IT Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    car allowance and benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    J11320_1525184629

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-31

  • Startdate:

    01/05/2018

  • Consultant:

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IT Procurement Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Major Organisation, working within part of a growing Procurement function, reporting directly to the Head of IT Procurement. This is a fantastic development opportunity for an ambitious candidate demonstrating experience gained in an IT Procurement role.

Role:

The jobholder will be responsible for supporting the Head of IT Procurement with a portfolio of IT & Technology sourcing projects; with a focus on the software, infrastructure, managed services and outsourcing category space. This is an exciting opportunity to support the Major Projects team with high value, complex contracts.

The role forms a key part of a delivery focused team with a tangible cost-saving target associated. As such, suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate an ability to support multiple concurrent projects, working in a fast-paced environment.

Embed professional procurement across the business.

Undertakes strategic analysis, including research into suppliers, markets and product and service categories, to inform and develop commercial strategy and sourcing plans.

Implement strong processes and procedures, including selection of suppliers, tendering, and procurement.

Lead procurement, managing cross-functional teams as required.

As part of a wider commercial and legal team, apply commercial strategy and relevant procurement and intellectual property law and lead negotiations with preferred suppliers, drafting contracts, supporting the drafting of technical schedules, and working with the technical teams to developing acceptance procedures and criteria.

Manage the tender, evaluation and acquisition process with expert assistance as required and award contracts.

Responsible for the application of best practice procurement across the breadth & depth of the category including provision of market insight, development of category strategies & associated sourcing plans, tendering, negotiation and supplier management

Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate broad IT Procurement experience
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, transformational environment
  • Strong analytical skill-set with good Excel knowledge
  • Demonstrates a good grasp of stakeholder management
  • Ideally Degree qualified and currently studying towards CIPS