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Procurement Specialist- Technology 52k+ Flex working + benefits

Procurement Specialist- Technology 52k+ Flex working + benefits

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £52000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Diane Marjoram

  • Contact email:

    Diane.Marjoram@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    52000

  • Salary low:

    45000

  • Job ref:

    J689174_1652980365

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-18

  • Consultant:

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Procurement Specialist - upto £52K + Excellent Package

-Benefits: Pension + Private Medical + Dental Insurance + 4 x Life Assurance + Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay + 25 Days Holiday, and buy or sell extra holiday

-London based (EC): Flexible hybrid - office 1/2 days per week

-Role type: Permanent | Fulltime| UK based

Are you a hungry and ambitious Technology Procurement specialist looking for a career defining challenge? This is an exciting opportunity to support, plan and build, whilst playing a key role in the development of a 'Greenfield' Procurement function, supporting the Head of Procurement with the ongoing design and development of Technology Procurement, for a leading Law Firm.

Our client is open to developing someone, so apply and we would be very open to having a chat in further detail with you around this.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the design and development of Technology category Procurement process, systems, tools and policy!

Responsibilities:

  • Challenge the status quo and unpack complex business problems, apply advanced analytical thinking / market knowledge and drive the most appropriate business outcome.
  • Lead supplier sourcing reviews (RFI,RFX, RFP) on behalf of business owners, negotiate commercial terms and mitigate supply risks through to contract sign off.
  • Support Supplier Relationship Management in the classification of new suppliers to determine the most appropriate SRM treatment/due diligence frequency
  • You will be responsible for developing key stakeholder relationships, focused on the continued development of procurement as a trusted business partner - gaining a seat at the table for all Technology sourcing requirements
  • You will be responsible for the development of category strategy for a range of IT services - with initial focus on the business critical Software, Data and Infrastructure Services
  • You will support the Head of Procurement with the development of strategic sourcing process, policy and 'best-practice' within this recently established team.
  • You will manage the delivery of the end-to-end sourcing lifecycle and help lead cross-functional stakeholders through the entire procurement lifecycle.

Experience:

  • Technology Sourcing/Tender experience - ideally within a complex 'Blue Chip' environment.
  • Experience of developing stakeholder relationships in a Procurement environment
  • Ability to support the development of procurement process and policy through IT category management
  • Excellent Negotiation, Communication skills and commercial acumen
  • Degree or CIPS preferred

Open to discussing a new career challenge- click apply!