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Senior Procurement Manager - IT & Digital - Berkshire

Employer
Bramwith Consulting
Location
Berkshire
Salary
GBP75000 - GBP85000 per annum + package + flexi working
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

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Specialist Area
Procurement, Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Information Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Job Details

Senior Procurement Manager - IT & Digital

Location: Berkshire (Hybrid - 2-3 days per week in the office)

Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 + bonus

Join a leading UK utilities firm in their dynamic journey of procurement transformation. As a Senior Category Manager, you'll lead strategic change across digital sub-categories, driving forward innovative initiatives. Operating within the Commercial Operations division of this esteemed procurement function, you'll manage a broad IT spend, emphasising Supplier Relationship Management, working towards ESG/sustainability agendas, and driving innovative category management approaches. Working collaboratively with all stakeholder groups relevant to IT, you will bring your expertise to shape commercial arrangements and enhance the organisation's success.

Reporting directly to the Head of IT Procurement, you will be empowered to introduce inventive solutions, elevating commercial value and steering the organisation toward even greater heights of success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a strategic and innovative Category Management approach is embedded within the organisation.
  • Manage a supplier portfolio to improve contracted expectations and deliver additional value.
  • Lead end-to-end procurement category strategies across software, hardware, telco, infrastructure and cloud, identifying initiatives to maximise value for the organisation.
  • Be the commercial expert for your categories, demonstrating adaptability to market changes, providing extensive category knowledge and procurement market insight to internal stakeholders.

What You'll Bring:

  • A clear understanding of stakeholder and corporate needs, with strong engagement skills and the ability to influence at a senior level.
  • Detailed knowledge of the external supply market, trends in procurement, digital advancements and category management principles.
  • Experience in negotiating with IT or Digital suppliers, and managing complex categories, ideally up to £100m in value (though not essential)

To find out more, or have a general discussion around the procurement market, please send your CV to Molly at jobsMN@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills:

Procurement, Category Management, Supply Chain, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Stakeholder Management, SRM, supplier relationship management, Indirect procurement, direct procurement, IT procurement, digital, software, software licenses, hardware, telco, infrastructure, non-it, professional services, hr procurement, fleet procurement, fm procurement, facilities management, hard services, soft services, equipment, capex, capital equipment, raw materials, chemicals, supply chain, strategic procurement, contracts, operations, Berkshire, Hampshire, Reading, Swindon, Slough, Middlesex, Basingstoke, Southampton, Wiltshire, London, West London, England, Remote, UK, Work from home

Company

Award-winning recruitment specialist with an exclusive global pool of procurement, operations and supply chain talent.

Working with a wide range of small start-ups through to large FTSE 100 businesses, Bramwith Consulting has established a reputation for excellence, delivery and market knowledge.

Our expert consultants, work on both contingency and retained search mandates with clients, advising and assisting them in hiring niche Procurement staff. Our experienced recruiters have proven track records establishing and developing relationships with clients and candidates alike, allowing us to provide the highest calibre of candidates and job opportunities.

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