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Senior IT Procurement Manager

Senior IT Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Horsham, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £77000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Wilson

  • Contact email:

    hannahw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007065_1560243905

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-11

  • Startdate:

    11/07/2019

Cedar is working in partnership with a global insurance firm to appoint a Senior IT Procurement Manager; your focus will be on IT software, hardware and services. You will be working alongside the internal IT function and liaising with stakeholders and suppliers regularly. 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 to provide innovative and consultative IT procurement leadership 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
·A desire to gain the MCIPs qualification
·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 with Supplier Relationship Management
·Experience of contractually managing suppliers for large scale IT spend