Senior Sourcing Manager 6047/MB

Langley Search and Interim
£80,000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Senior Sourcing Manager IT My client a leading are Technology Company are looking for a Senior Sourcing Manager IT. The IT Sourcing Manager will report into the Head of Category helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their IT contract portfolio. You will head up the current team and will be instrumental in delivering strategic and tactical IT procurement projects in all IT categories. You will work closely with the CIO to run tendering processes, IT contract negotiations and with ongoing vendor management. You will get immediately involved in projects that are currently running and must be able to manage procurement projects to tight deadlines. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to see a diverse set of projects and experience technology, sourcing and procurement in a very interesting sector. Skills required: IT sourcing and procurement experience, across the categories of software, hardware, telecoms and professional services Expertise in Contract drafting and negotiation, ideally with the CIPS contract law module Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business and customer requirements, strategy, challenges and opportunities. Experience of the project lifecycle, IT implementations and life in IT departments Experience of developing best practice governance, procedures and policies which protect the business from risk Experience Required: Experience in the technology sector would be advantageous but not essential Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent and MCIPS Excellent leadership and people management skills. The ability to coach and develop. Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs etc and use of category management techniques in setting category plans The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills. · Demonstrate you are a team player, a good networker who will add value to any team. For further information please call 44(0)844 847 8336 quoting 6047. Langley Search & Interim is a specialist recruitment agency for Procurement and end-to-end Supply Chain roles across the UK, Europe and Internationally. We place senior level interim and permanent positions from global multinationals to SMEs, across Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector and Financial Services. Take a look at our website at , join our LinkedIn community at and follow us on Twitter LangleySearch for the latest industry insight, news and more exciting opportunities. As the leading niche recruiter of Procurement and Supply Chain jobs, we also provide valued career advice and support services for candidates. This job was originally posted as

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