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IT Sourcing Specialist - Tier 1 Financial Services,

IT Sourcing Specialist - Tier 1 Financial Services,

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    £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits attached

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    George Purkiss

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    10 months ago

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1st-executive are recruiting for a tier 1 insurance business based in the city, as they are going through a period of transformation and growth. Our client seeks to recruit an IT Category Specialist to undertake a key role in their group Procurement function. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring full end - end sourcing, tendering, negotiation and stakeholder management.

Paying £50,000 - £60,000 depending on expereince + 10% Bonus attached.

Both progression and development are on offer here, with a clear road-map to success lined out with promotion opportunities within 12 - 18 months.


  • You will be responsible for managing the IT category within Procurement (IT hardware, Software, data services, PaaS, SaaS, IT consultancy.
  • You will be responsible for providing first stop in-house contractual advice in relation to supplier contracts.
  • Experience in dealing with all types of IT services and outsourcing contracts
  • Regulatory experience regarding material outsourcing, cloud outsourcing and operational resilience required
  • Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders, and prioritisation skills managing multiple, conflicting interests and deadlines.
  • Experience in IT category strategic procurement / supplier management role for multinational company
  • Degree Educated or CIPS Qualified/Building towards CIPS

Please apply and send your CV. Interviews to be arranged ASAP.