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£83K 'Greenfield' IT Procurement Manager

£83K 'Greenfield' IT Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £83000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Harry Noble

  • Contact email:

    harry.noble@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    83000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Job ref:

    J690687_1692622818

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    NA

  • Expiry date:

    2023-09-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Role: 'Greenfield' IT Procurement Manager

Salary: Up to £83K + Excellent Corporate Benefits

Location: Leeds (Agile Working - 1 day p/w in the Office)

Are you an experienced IT Procurement Professional with demonstrable experience of working in a "Business Partner" capacity - providing dedicated support to the IT & Technology function, which is undertaking a transformation programme under the leadership of a newly appointed CIO.

Role:

Following appointment of a new CPO, our client, a market leading FTSE 250, is re-structuring their Procurement organisation to deliver value and operational efficiency by utilising a Procurement Business Partner model to ensure first class relationships with all key stakeholders.

  • You will operate as an internal Procurement Consultant, developing relationships with all key IT and Technology stakeholders (up to an including CIO level).
  • You will be responsible for ensuring the relationships between the Procurement function and the IT function are effectively nurtured - ensuring value and operational efficiency is achieved, whilst contractual risk is minimised.
  • By acting as a conduit between key internal stakeholders and the wider procurement function, the jobholder will ensure that Procurement are able to provide commercial input, guidance and support at the outset of all new product development and sourcing discussions.
  • Critical to your success in this role will be the ability to translate stakeholder requirements into commercial sourcing strategy, and to help define contractual models that provide value and mitigate risk

Experience:

It is expected that the jobholder present a broad Procurement background - demonstrating a depth of IT & Technology category experience.

  • Deep IT Procurement category expertise - spanning Software, Hardware, Infrastructure, SaaS and Data Centre's
  • Extensive experience of stakeholder management, creating a "Business Partner" relationship with executive level stakeholders within IT & Technology
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience of communicating plans and strategy to a number of different audiences.
  • Track record of delivering cross-category Procurement projects, ideally gained in a broad range of industry sectors
  • Ideally Degree qualified