IT Procurement Specialist

GBP35000.00 - GBP40000.00 per annum +
12 Nov 2020
12 Dec 2020
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Analyst, Buyer
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Specialist - Global FMCG - London + Flexible Working - £35,000 - 40,000 + Package

Contact: Devan at

Due to an internal promotion this multinational FCMG, responsible for some of the most recognisable supermarket brand is seeking an up-and-coming Procurement professional to join their award-winning strategic sourcing team. With an outstanding reputation for providing professional development, a fantastic team, and a collaborative and fun atmosphere, this £bn+ Blue Chip employer has a lot to offer an ambitious Procurement specialist.

IT Procurement Specialist, role profile: -

  • Having an immediate impact with senior stakeholders, building strong relationships and being a crucial figure in positioning procurement more strategically within the Firm
  • Supporting on and autonomously owning £ Multi-Million procurement and strategic sourcing projects from cradle-to-grave, from gathering stakeholders' requirements to ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract negotiation and award, and supplier relationship management (SRM) phases
  • Focusing on complex IT & Technology procurement categories across Software, IT Services, Consultancy, Telecoms, Hardware & Data Centre spend areas, managing both leading IT suppliers as well as bespoke and niche vendors
  • Reporting into the IT Procurement Lead, benefiting from one-to-one coaching to ensure your promotion within 12-18 months, either in the IT Procurement team or another category team

IT Procurement Specialist Required background: -

  • Impressive track record within your early procurement career to date, progressing from Graduate Buyer to Senior Buyer / Procurement Specialist
  • Strong knowledge of the end-to-end procurement process, with strategic (as opposed to just tactical) sourcing experience
  • Exposure to a fast-paced environment ideally coming from a Blue-Chip FMCG/ Retail/ Pharmaceutical organisation, however, other backgrounds will also be considered
  • Specific IT procurement experience, or at least a passion for Technology
  • Degree qualified & studying CIPS (preferred not essential)

If you are an ambitious buyer / procurement specialist looking for increased responsibility, one-to-one training and a fast-paced environment, this IT Procurement Specialist, position is a fantastic opportunity for you!

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Devan at or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, IT Procurement, IT Buyer, FMCG, procurement specialist, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, technology procurement, software, hardware, consultancy, professional services, telecoms

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