Global Procurement Leader -Technology & ITO

GBP65000 - GBP85000 per annum + car allowance + 15% bonus
08 Jan 2021
07 Feb 2021
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Leader -Technology & ITO - Reading (with flexible working) - £65,000-£85,000 + car allowance + bonus

FTSE global giant seeks high-achieving procurement expert to lead the global procurement Technology ITO strategy, transforming transactional relationships into strategic partnerships to achieve supplier sourced innovation.

Procurement outsourcing is a hot topic for the business, with a quickly expanding remit both cross-functionally and internationally, so the successful applicant will possess exceptional communication and influencing skills to engage successfully with a diverse stakeholder base.

The role is based in Reading but will offer very good flexible working (a maximum of 2-3 days in the office).

Global Procurement Leader - Technology & ITO Leader role profile:-

  • Hands on exposure to large and complex Technology and ITO deals
  • Leading and implementing a high-performance culture amongst high-value Technology and ITO partners (e.g., Accenture, Wipro, Capgemini)
  • Challenging the status quo, providing a fresh perspective to proposed strategies, tools and performance tracking
  • Creating and deploying tools to provide a holistic view of project statuses and objectives, drawing attention to areas of risk and delivering innovative solutions
  • Lead multi-vendor technology outsourcing arrangements to support multiple process towers across the globe

Required background, skills & experience:-

  • Impressive track record of progression and navigation through complex multinational Blue Chip FTSE 100 businesses
  • Hands on exposure to complex Technology and ITO deals
  • "High-flyer" with history of quick progression within one or more of the following areas: Procurement, Outsourcing, Technology Procurement
  • Strong financial analysis skills coupled with great relationship building capabilities
  • Degree, Prince 2, Six Sigma and MCIPS preferred though not essential

The Global Procurement Technology and ITO Leader will play a pivotal role in this critical programme that will be closely followed by the CEO and work very closely with the CIO, giving a rare opportunity to create a legacy for oneself amongst an influential Executive community.

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