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IT Sourcing Manager

IT Sourcing Manager

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J11518_1533221375

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-01

  • Startdate:

    02/08/2018

IT Sourcing Manager

Our client a Major Global Service Organisation are seeking a motivated and driven IT Sourcing Manager, who will be working with a team, reporting directly to the Senior IT Manager covering IT Purchasing across EMEA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for a spend of around £25 million, sourcing across IT Procurement including Hardware and Software
  • Undertakes strategic analysis, including research into suppliers, markets and product and service categories
  • Advise on policy and procedures covering the selection of suppliers, tendering, and procurement
  • Work with cross-functional teams as required, providing procurement support and direction
  • 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.

Person Specification:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in IT Sourcing
  • Project management and supplier management experience preferred
  • Relevant university degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Ability to manage supplier and key stakeholders
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of contract management and risk management
  • Strong strategic sourcing experience