City Of Manchester, Greater Manchester
£80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
9 months ago
Role: Senior Procurement Manager Datacentre & Hosting
Salary: Up to £90K + Excellent Benefits
Are you a Senior IT Procurement Manager - with experience of delivering complex IT sourcing programmes across the Datacentre, Hosting, Infrastructure, Virtualisation, Storage and Cloud categories? If so, this could be the ideal opportunity for you to take a critical role in a truly global sourcing function, personally leading the delivery of complex IT Sourcing programmes across a total Technology spend base of c£2bn +.
You will have responsibility for a business critical portfolio of IT Procurement projects - with a focus on complex requirements across the categories of Datacentre, Hosting, Infrastructure, Virtualisation, Storage and Cloud. You will be tasked with developing and delivering cutting edge procurement, strategic sourcing and category management solutions, operating as an internal business partner to key stakeholders across this complex 'blue-chip' organisation
You will deliver a first-class procurement service to the internal customer by leading and managing large scale, complex procurement negotiations whilst managing the key vendor negotiations across the Datacentre & Hosting procurement portfolio.
You will be an experienced IT Procurement specialist with significant and demonstrable category expertise across the breadth of the Datacentre and Hosting category portfolio:
- You will demonstrate specific Procurement experience of Datacentre, Hosting, Infrastructure, Virtualisation, Storage and Cloud
- You will demonstrate Procurement experience gained in a complex global 'blue-chip' environment
- You will demonstrate a consultative approach to engaging and influencing key stakeholders
- You will be comfortable operating in a autonomous Procurement environment, and be willing to lead and manage end to end IT sourcing projects
- Degree & MCIPS qualified