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IT Procurement Manager

IT Procurement Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £61000 - £67000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Williamson

  • Contact email:

    mattw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007755_1573471593

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Williamson

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading procurement projects across a variety of categories, predominately IT and telecommunications services but also professional services and HR, in accordance with the organisation's procurement strategy
  • Creating and managing relationships with the organisation's suppliers
  • Supporting the Project Lead in complex negotiations
  • Maintaining the schedule of and plans for procurements
  • Writing and editing tender documents
  • Driving and optimising a robust process to deliver the required outcomes whilst protecting the organisation commercially
  • Creating and maintaining audit trails for procurements and ensuring that all sourcing is carried out in accordance with the organisation's license obligations
  • Contributing the development of contract terms and conditions alongside the organisation's core commercial team and legal
  • Working with stakeholders and subject matter experts to incorporate service requirements into requirements specification schedules
  • Contributing to development of pricing mechanisms, service levels and service credit mechanisms

Your experience and skills will include:

  • Able to demonstrate rich procurement and/or commercial experience via previous roles
  • Experience of leading large and complex procurement projects
  • Creating and delivering sourcing strategies
  • Leading procurement projects from conception through to contract completion and mobilisation
  • Demonstrable experience of delivery value for money for your organisation
  • Experience managing supplier contracts through procurement and service delivery
  • Strong negotiation experience
  • Professional and discrete manner
  • Initiative to manage queries and improve processes
  • Communication and presentation skills: ability to convey messages to different audiences in appropriate manner/method and deliver the desired outcome
  • Organisational skills: ability to handle effectively multiple concurrent work streams
  • Focus and thoroughness: ability to consume large quantity of information whilst maintaining attention to detail
  • Influencing skills: ability to develop effective working relationships, engendering a collaborative style, with the ability to create trust and confidence
  • CIPS (or equivalent) Qualified - desirable
  • Complex IT and/ or telecommunication category experience - desirable
  • Experience of working in the energy, government or telecommunications sectors - desirable
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment - desirable