IT BUYER - GLOBAL CONSUMER GOODS BRAND

Location
Homeworking
Salary
GBP36000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
16 Nov 2020
Closes
16 Dec 2020
Ref
BBBH13119.1
Contact
Shiva Davoodi
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT PROCUREMENT BUYER - GLOBAL FTSE100 CONSUMER GOODS BRAND - LONDON / FLEX - 6M FTC - £36-40K + PACKAGE

Founded in 1999 as a result of a successful merger, my client has become the leading global consumer goods brand, focused on health & hygiene with over 40,000 employes spanning across every continent. Their committment to cutting-edge science and social responsibility has helped created a trusted brand, loved by consumers since as early as 1819!

Based in state of the art offices in London, the IT Buyer will be responsible for delivering cost savings across Infrastructure, Telecoms, Applicatoins and Cloud Services, reporting into the Global IT Procurement Manager.

IT Procurement Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Supplier relationship management program: To collaborate with the Third-Party contract management team to ensure renewal process and asset tracking requirements are taken into consideration.
  • Commercial IT due diligence: An understanding of application development solutions as far as key drivers for costs are known and how to control these in line with agile, waterfall or hybrid methodologies. Familiar with the risks associated with IT sourcing and how to identify and mitigate these using commercial levers during a procurement process

  • Technology procurement strategy:Apply the Global IT procurement strategy that is aligned with the overall corporate IT and business strategy priorities and translate due diligence into a negotiation strategy. Develop a thorough understanding of license models to be able to lead the evaluation of optimal sourcing and pricing options to consider with typical IS solution vendors including Cloud, On premise and hybrid solutions.

IT Procurement Buyer requirements:

  • Two years' in a procurement role is expected, with some experience in IT procurement is beneficial
  • A demonstrated ability to achieve results.
  • Degree + CIPS desirable

Whilst this role is a 6 month FTC, there may be potential for the right candidate to develop into a permanent role. For more information, or to apply, please send your CV to Shiva at jobsSD@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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