Global Software Procurement Manager

Bramwith Consulting
London (South)
£70000 per annum + package
01 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Global Software Procurement Manager - Cutting Edge Product Manufacturer- £70,000 - LONDON Opportunity to join a world class procurement function in a rapidly expanding manufacturing business based in London. With the Head of IT procurement based overseas, the global software procurement manager will benefit from having the autonomy and freedom to influence procurement strategy in the UK. The Successful Procurement Manager will need to:- Make excellent savings to the Software category in accordance with the wider procurement functions goals in order to drive value to the Machinery business Work on a variety of greenfield projects from small niche software deals to large Microsoft Enterprise Agreements Manage and guide various groups of procurement buyers depending on the project at hand Successfully engage with junior and senior stakeholders in order to persuade and influence them to use excellent procurement strategy The Successful Procurement Manager will need to have:- Excellent communication and negotiation skills in order to drive down company software costs A proven track record of software procurement savings as a software category manager Experience in the software procurement category, particularly with licensing agreements such as Microsoft Enterprise Agreements A degree or equivalent MCIPS or CIPS This is an exciting and interesting opportunity to drive innovation and change to a hugely successful FTSE 50 global business that prides itself on their organic growth. As a result of this, the successful candidate will have plenty of opportunity to growth overseas or to more senior roles in the organisation. For more information, please send through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jennifer at Keywords:- Procurement, Procurement Manager, Manager, Category Manager, Category Lead, Strategic, Indirect, Software, IT, Supplier Rationalisation, Process Improvement, Change, Transformation, Degree, CIPS, MCIPS This job was originally posted as