Global Procurement Manager - IT (12 month FTC)
City of London, London
£60000 - £68000 per annum
Contact No
0203 837 9004
Expiry Date
29 Jun 2024
Job Reference
Job Posted
22 days ago

The Business:

One of the world's leading marketing and advertising agencies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End to end ownership of Procurement processes with C.£100m+ in IT spend across SaaS, Infrastructure and Cyber Security. You will lead on their key strategic procurement projects, Microsoft being their largest at c.£50m and then they have a cyber security renewal coming up too. Outside of Microsoft, suppliers might include the likes of AWS and Azure
  • You will need to influence stakeholders but in the right way, taking them on the procurement journey and making them feel heard. In this environment, building and nurturing relationships is very important - walk before you can run
  • The business need someone to drive efficiency's through their supplier base in this area, e.g. look at say their software subscriptions where there might be 20 different suppliers globally - can you bring these together into one global framework/agreement?
  • Supplier relationship management - engage key suppliers to help strengthen and improve their performance and provide transparency to help improve performance and negate any issues with pace
  • Drive savings but also align to wider business goals, adding wider value
  • Navigate a fast-paced environment, able to cut through the noise in a global business
  • Management of a junior member of staff in the procurement team

Key Skills:

  • Able to build and implement strategic category plans autonomously
  • Experience within the IT category, able to understand the category technically but also have a soft stakeholder approach
  • Useful subcategories: SaaS, Cyber Security, Infrastructure/Cloud
  • A self starter who is proactive in approach
  • Someone who would be able to navigate a fast paced environment
  • Strong stakeholder skills, able to drive change and influence decision making

What is in it for you?

  • You'd be joining one of the worlds biggest marketing businesses with a global presence
  • Excellent work life balance and collaborative team culture
  • Opportunity to deliver/lead on some key strategic procurement projects
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