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Snr Procurement Manager (IT & Technology) - £85K

Snr Procurement Manager (IT & Technology) - £85K

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Richard Shelley

  • Contact email:

    richard.shelley@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    85000

  • Salary low:

    75000

  • Job ref:

    J14247_1603268233

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    NA

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Role: Snr Procurement Manager (IT & Technology)

Salary: Up to £85K + Excellent Benefits

Location: London (+ agile working)

Are you a Senior IT Procurement Manager - with experience of delivering complex IT sourcing projects across the breadth of the category, with recent experience in the Cloud, SaaS, Digital and Professional Services categories? This is a newly created role and a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of a newly created Procurement & SRM function!

Role:
Key to your success in this role will be the ability to develop key stakeholder relationships with the CIO community, positioning Procurement as a "value-add" business partner. Ultimately, you will be tasked with driving commercial value across a broad range of business critical IT & Technology Procurement projects - supporting the organisations journey towards digitisation.

You will need to:

  • Be commercially astute, financially literate and legally competent to negotiate contracts
  • Have strong influencing skills and leadership, with the gravitas to negotiate credibly with suppliers and engage with the CIO and the executive management team
  • Be results driven with a track record of achievement while adaptable in the face of adversity

Experience:

  • You will demonstrate a breadth of IT and Technology category experience, encompassing software, hardware, cloud, professional services and digital
  • You will demonstrate Procurement experience gained in a complex 'blue-chip' environment; Financial Services experience would be beneficial but is not essential
  • You will be comfortable operating in an autonomous Procurement environment, and be willing to lead and manage end to end IT sourcing projects
  • MBA or Degree qualified