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IT Procurement Manager

IT Procurement Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Hannah Wilson

  • Contact email:

    hannahw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006915_1557479047

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Cedar is working in partnership with a global FTSE 100 organisation to appoint an IT Procurement Manager; your focus will be on IT software, hardware and services on a global level. You will work alongside the internal IT function and liaise with stakeholders and suppliers on a global level. As part of the UK IT procurement team you are responsible for the delivery of the highest possible level of professional procurement support across IT, technology and cloud based software projects as they develop. The objective of this role is about providing innovative and consultative IT procurement leadership to the group and to functional teams in order to add value, drive innovation and protect profits in-line with the corporate vision and values. This is carried out by formulating strategy, direction and advice, leading, influencing and engaging stakeholders (from Board members downwards) as well as managing change in IT procurement & supply. This will also include influencing supply markets with innovative sourcing solutions and includes the management of your own IT procurement projects acting as a 'procurement partner' on a range of IT services category spend across all areas of technology.

·Innovative and driven individual
·Proven background in managing global IT software/hardware procurement services
·Must have experience of IT sourcing in a Blue Chip/FTSE multinational organisation
·MCIPS qualified
·Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
·Experience of IT procurement in a fast paced private sector function across all ICT services
·Self-sufficient and strong work ethic
·IT and Commercial/Contracts management
·Commercially aware and financially astute with recent experience in large scale Private Sector IT procurement projects
·Managing multiple IT tenders simultaneously
·Experience of contractually managing suppliers for large scale IT spend