Global Technology Procurement Leader - Leeds or Manchester

Location
Leeds
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP70000 per annum + package (including strong bonus)
Posted
05 Feb 2021
Closes
05 Mar 2021
Ref
BBBH11814
Contact
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Technology Procurement Leader - Cash Rich FTSE 100 Conglomerate - Leeds or Manchester - £50,000-£70,000 + Package

Due to aggressive expansion, this pioneering Blue Chip firm has created a new position for a thought-leader with proven IT & Technology Procurement experience. Since the globalisation journey began two years ago Procurement has evolved from a tactical back office function to an influential agent for business growth, moving away from a pure savings focus to an all-encompassing one, from risk mitigation to revenue generation. Now, as part of a Board-backed business initiative, the Firm require a passionate individual to break down doors with a new stakeholder group, and design multi-year procurement strategy for complex IT & Technology categories.

As Technology Procurement Leader you will:-

  • Create compelling business cases for strategic procurement initiatives and change
  • Become accepted as an integral member of the IT community, delivering immense value to executive stakeholders
  • Skilfully handle ambiguous situations and engineer impressive results
  • Lead high value negotiations for Global Technology spends including Software, SaaS, niche & bespoke Software products, Professional / Managed Services, Application Development & Maintenance, Hosting, Telecoms and Infrastructure
  • ‎Design and implement innovative IT category and sourcing strategies to unlock £ Multi-Million savings and broader commercial benefits
  • Own the end to end Procurement process, from RFQ / RFP, contract negotiation, vendor management and SRM, demonstrating what best in class‎ looks and feels like to your Procurement and Sourcing team members
  • Manage an experienced IT Procurement expert, instilling a high performance culture and being an inspirational senior leader to the wider team

Required background:

  • IT & Technology Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management expertise gained from within a reputable brand
  • Degree & MCIPS (preferred not essential)

This aggressively growing FTSE 100 business has an outstanding reputation for providing professional development, and with a high percentage of home-grown Procurement Directors, this will be a phenomenal career move for an ambitious Procurement Specialist passionate about cutting edge Technology.

To apply or find out more please send your CV to jobsGS@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this forum.

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