IT Procurement Team Lead

EUR60000 - EUR80000 per annum + package
15 Jul 2022
14 Aug 2022
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Team Lead - Global FTSE 100 Conglomerate - Amsterdam - €80,000 + Package

An iconic FTSE 100 conglomerate has an urgent requirement for an IT procurement expert with strong team leadership experience. With a multi-award winning sourcing hub, executive stakeholder management and a global spend portfolio, this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious IT Sourcing professional to grow towards Directorship within a world-class procurement function.

As IT Procurement Team Lead you will:-

Mentor, coach and lead an experienced team of Procurement Specialists and Category Managers to ensure best-in-class sourcing practices are followed

Having ownership over a large global spend portfolio covering a wide range of IT & Technology categories (Software, Hardware, Services, Telco etc) with particular dealings across EMEA, LATAM and APAC

Own key stakeholder relationships across the EMEA region up to Board-level

Work alongside the Procurement Leadership Team on innovative category strategies to achieve cost savings but more importantly establish fruitful relationships with some of the world's largest suppliers

Due to the level of responsibility involved the IT Procurement Team Lead must have:

Extensive IT procurement and strategic sourcing experience, with an impeccable track record of handling £ multi-million spends and delivering significant cost savings

Successfully led a team of procurement professionals from Buyers to Procurement Managers

Spearheaded large-scale sourcing projects across the technology procurement categories (Software, Hardware, Telco, Services)

Degree, MBA or equivalent

MCIPS & Prince 2 qualifications (desired but not essential)

If you have the articulacy and professionalism required to represent a high-spending procurement function to SVP, Director and Board-level members, coupled with the necessary IT procurement experience, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly world leading blue chip establishment.

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