IT Sourcing Specialist - Top 10 Financial Services Firm

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + Package
22 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022
Tabitha Holdsworth
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Sourcing Specialist - Top 10 Financial Services Firm

Title: IT Sourcing Specialist

Firm: Financial Services, UK Top 10 - Award Winning

Location: London - Hybrid working

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

My client is very much a 21st century, award winning employer, who is looking for the brightest and best procurement professionals. In exchange they offer a fantastic, flexible work environment that will allow you to work equally from home (WFH), whilst also allowing you to work from their prestigious London City Head office. You'll benefit from an on-site free gym, on-site free café and other perks incentivizing you to foster strong team communication. This has resulted in my client being recognized as a fantastic employer, and firm that people join and develop long term career paths with.

Within this role you, will be sourcing IT from hardware, software and telecom categories. You will work a lot on projects covering cloud security using AWS and Datadog. You will assist the IT Category Manager in key sourcing activities such as RFx, supplier negotiations and contracting, and making sure all suppliers are working in compliance with the company's standards and policies.

You will work closely with the senior stakeholders within the company and gain an unparalleled insight into the financial services industry. This firm are also conducting a huge transformation within their procurement function and joining the team now will allow you to have a huge say in the future of procurement for the business.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience with strategic sourcing activities, whether that's IT sourcing or other procurement sourcing categories. You must be able to portray good end-to-end procurement knowledge as a basic.
  • Previously worked closely and liaised with senior stakeholders and suppliers (good soft skills), issuing tenders, and done contracts work.
  • Good drive - ambitious, keen to learn and develop. Good judgement skills - identifying logistical and timely decisions. Finally, organization - being able to balance a variety of tasks and issues.

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Tabitha at jobs

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