IT Procurement Specialist - FTSE 100 - CIPS

Bramwith Consulting
London (South)
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Package + CIPS Sponsorship
28 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Procurement Specialist - FTSE 100 Engineering Company - London - £35,000 - £45,000 Package CIPS Sponsorship This Engineering Giant is going through a major global restructure in their Procurement function, aligning the UK and Global teams to create effective strategic synergy. As a result, they are looking to hire an exceptional IT Procurement Specialist to join their dynamic London office, working on major global IT projects. The successful applicant will be developing innovative category strategies alongside Senior Procurement Managers, leading to outstanding year on year results. As IT Procurement Manager, you will: Lead the end-to-end tender process with key suppliers, managing the relationship and leading negotiations to ensure the most successful commercial outcomes Develop robust category strategies across multiple expenditure areas, such as networks, SaaS, outsourcing and software, to increase value and decrease costs Utilise a strong working knowledge of the market to manage key external stakeholders Work with Senior Managers to lead Procurement best practice and develop a world class procurement vision IT Procurement Manager Skills and Background Required: A strong working knowledge of Procurement and Strategic Sourcing, as well as a good understanding of general/contract law A CV demonstrating excellent cost savings achieved within the IT category, alongside experience of effective supplier management, negotiating to the best commercial outcomes A confident, results-orientated negotiator with excellent relationship-building skills Minimum 2:1 degree required (or equivalent), CIPS preferred Experience of global procurement is preferred Working within a fast-paced environment, the IT Procurement Manager will be coordinating with Senior Global Managers in this FTSE 100 organisation to deliver outstanding commercial results. If you are looking for the opportunity to develop professionally, the successful candidate can look forward to CIPS sponsorship to fast-track their career within this thriving Procurement Function. For more information, email an up-to-date CV to Jane at Keywords: Procurement, Category Manager, Career Development, Indirect, Manager, IT Procurement Manager, Senior Procurement Buyer, IT, ICT, Software, IS, Hardware, FTSE100, Degree, Procurement Manager, Procurement Specialist, London, CIPS, Engineering This job was originally posted as