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Procurement Manager - IT

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Car Allowance + Bonus per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

The Business:

A big global professional services and outsourcing business. In the last financial year, they generated c.£3bn in revenue.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive a Procurement agenda into a growing space i.e. being proactive and taking hold and ownership of opportunities, shaping deals and driving governance, often within tight timescales
  • Ownership of large levels of spend across a wide range of IT procurement projects. Projects will vary in value from c.£1m up to £20m+
  • Run strategic procurement projects end to end in IT sub-category areas such as SaaS, Cloud, Software, Telco
  • Challenge stakeholders to a senior level in the right way in order to drive the procurement agenda and achieve positive, 'value-add' results

Key Skills:

  • You must be proactive in your approach
  • Resilient in character - able to challenge stakeholders to achieve a positive result
  • Have a strong track record within the IT category, ideally in SaaS, Cloud, Software or Telco
  • Able to navigate a large complex blue-chip environment and cut through the noise, prioritising effectively
  • Someone who understands what 'best in class' procurement looks like and can bring new ideas to the table
  • An ability to develop and implement category strategy
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ideally experience in the IT industry
  • CIPS/Degree or equivalent qualification would be useful

What is in it for you?

  • Excellent development and progression opportunities in a large team of over 20 in procurement
  • A mature environment where you will have a strong support network from leadership
  • Autonomy to drive your own projects
  • Hybrid working - one or two days a week in the office
  • Joining a company in good growth