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IT Senior Sourcing Manager - Surface Ops - £90k (London)

IT Senior Sourcing Manager - Surface Ops - £90k (London)

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    City of London

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    £85000 - £90000 per annum

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    Jake Stone

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    11 months ago

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Salary: Up to £90K + Bonus + Final Salary Pension + Free Travel

Location: Multiple London Offices (Hybrid working - 2.5 days p/w)


1st Executive are delighted to bring to market an exclusive & retained recruitment campaign for a high-profile public sector organisation who are playing a key role in London's economic recovery, generating in excess of 9bn in revenue for the capital p/a, whilst supporting the Major's objective of achieving a Net Zero target by 2030 - creating a better quality of life for all of its communities now and in the future!

IT & Technology Procurement Team:

There has been no better time to join as our client undertakes a significant transformation journey, with the strategic objective of providing a best in class IT & Technology Procurement capability which will deliver value through innovation and risk mitigation across a £1bn p/a IT & Technology Procurement spend base - helping to future proof customer experience, enable a digital workforce, strengthen cyber defences and improve resilience, whilst helping to maximising revenue generation opportunities and reduce operating costs. In collaboration with the IT stakeholder community, the IT & technology Procurement team play a key role in helping 30,000 employees be more productive in their jobs.

Role Overview:

  • As the IT Category Lead for Surface Ops - you will own a portfolio of large scales critical contracts that include major sourcing programmes valuing at c£1bn.
  • Four main verticals include Traffic Technology, Surface Transport System and CCTV Management.
  • You will be familiar with developing commercial sourcing and contract management to a large number of suppliers (100+).
  • You will be analytical yet personable, building relationships with Tech & Data stakeholders.
  • You will be responsible for leading, motivating, and challenging, you will be part of a team of 16.


  • Experience of sourcing and managing IT contracts across the entire IT portfolio - ideally encompassing work with Tier 1 vendors such as Dell, Oracle, Citrix, AWS and Microsoft
  • Experience with top-tier IT suppliers and an understanding of their offerings, differentiator and commercial models,
  • Familiarity with relevant Public Sector procurement regulations,
  • Lead the commercial team to deliver effective end to end commercial services for a defined category of spend,
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key business stakeholders, providing appropriate challenge and thought leadership to influence and support business decision making,
  • Identify and manage project commercial risks and provide reporting and assurance to the business that project risks are appropriately identified, mitigated and managed,
  • Lead and develop a team to ensure high quality commercial outcomes.