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Technology Procurement Consultant

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Contact: Daniel Barnes
  • Contact Email: danielb@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: 30/05/2022
  • Expiry Date: 29 June 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011018_1653920122

Key Responsibilities:

  • Essentially this role is delivering all the procurement activity around the technology needed to set up a brand new state of the art hotel/hostel. This could include anything from middle-ware, software systems (e.g. for HR), telephony, booking systems, card systems for the rooms, wifi, and any other defined technology architecture. The goal of this project is to revolutionise the city hostel space.
  • A lot of these systems will be purpose built and complex in their construction, so it is key you have a strong technical understanding of the IT category space.
  • You will be the subject matter expert for Procurement in the business, so will be expected to operate with autonomy, and be proactive in understanding the intricacies of what the team are aiming to achieve, and delivering on this.

Key Skills:

  • A strong track record of delivering Technology focused procurement projects in the private sector, with a focus on both best value/quality as well as cost.
  • Specific experience of the procurement of IT systems, as well as system integration and ideally middle-wear would be really useful to complex projects running.
  • Ideally have experience working with systems that are not Salesforce backed and as such understand the complexities behind these.
  • Excellent supplier relationship management abilities.
  • Able to influence a range of stakeholders to a senior level in order to achieve a positive result in line with best procurement practice.