IT Procurement Manager - 9 month FTC - Reading

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + + Package + Flexi Working
15 Oct 2021
14 Nov 2021
Molly Nelson
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Manager - 9 month FTC - Reading

This renowned UK firm, who's services reach 15 million individuals every day, are looking to grow their world-class and well-established procurement function.

Currently undergoing an enormous expansion and transformation, this firm currently require an experienced procurement professional to join their IT & Digital division and cover complex projects in the IT category. This category covers £multi-million projects including hardware, software, networks and telco. It would be your role to set direction across these projects in sourcing, category planning and post-contract management, developing strong relationships with key stakeholders along the way.

This is a fixed term contract, offering a salary ranging between £50-60K. Flexible working is offered, meaning that when Covid restrictions allow, you will be based in the HQ in Reading 2-3 days a week, with the rest being home-based.

The IT Procurement Manager will be responsible for:

  • Leading strategy development across IT sub-categories, including hardware, software, infrastructure and telco
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts whilst developing and maintaining relationships with suppliers
  • Demonstrating that sustainability, innovation and risk management, collaboration, health and safety & well-being are effectively considered and managed through each initiative

Required Background for the IT Procurement Manager:

  • Demonstratable experience in the public and/or private sector, where you have successfully implemented change through developing and applying strategies
  • A good understanding of indirect procurement, with experience in buying and managing a high IT spend
  • A strong ability to develop and manage stakeholder engagement plans for a complex environment across multiple individuals, teams and business units
  • You will demonstrate commercial excellence in market engagement, defining specifications and managing complex risks

If you are interested in applying to this exciting position, please send your CV to Molly at

Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Supply Chain, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Stakeholder Management, Sourcing Manager, Procurement strategies, technology, IT spend, hardware, cloud, software, telco, telecoms, indirect procurement, indirects, indirects buyer, purchasing, Reading, Bracknell, Basingstoke, Slough, Hampshire, Maidenhead, Newbury

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