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IT Procurement Specialist (Interim)

IT Procurement Specialist (Interim)

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Matt Williamson

  • Contact email:

    mattw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007191_1562772794

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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You will:

  • Hold a key responsibility for building and maintaining strong working relationships throughout the Technology division and the wider business (both locally and globally), especially Legal and Finance, and with suppliers.
  • Manage and communicate contracts process for the organisations Technology, acting as liaison between technology/business owners and legal team.
  • Lead on specific contract negotiations from a commercial perspective
  • Ensure NDAs and contracts are in place when needed and maintain database to track required documents.
  • Provide regular reports and insight into contractual and procurement workload and process effectiveness.
  • Oversee process for the organisations Technology procurement, acting as main point of contact.
  • Have insight of the organisation's Technology procurement spend
  • Run supplier selection process (RFx) for the organisations Technology projects
  • Actively work to continuously improve procurement and contracting process.

What you'll have:

  • A high level of understanding of contracting, commercial terms, contract constructs & commercial clauses, especially technology procurement.
  • A proven track record of process management, relationship management, document preparation and business/technology communication.
  • A high level of matrix people management experience (i.e. of getting people who are not direct reports to do things, both internal and external resources).
  • A high level of competence with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Fully proficient with end-to-end Procurement processes such as RFQ, RFI, and RFP.
  • An awareness of industry best practice Supplier Relationship Management methodology
  • CIPS Certification
  • A proactive approach.