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ICT Procurement Category Specialist

Simon Burr
Up to £55k + Benefits
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement, Category management
Job Level
Buyer, Manager, Specialist
Public Sector, Energy
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

An opportunity has arisen to join an award-winning procurement team at an exciting point in its growth.  We are looking for an individual with the right level of ambition and tenacity to take full ownership of the Information & Communication Technology category.  With some big projects on the horizon, the procurement team is expanding, and it’ll be your responsibility to ensure that procurement support is aligned to the structure, objectives & culture of the function, becoming an enabler to the ICT stakeholder business plan, objectives, and deliverables. 

About you

  • You’ll be well positioned to assist ICT colleagues (and other colleagues as required) in all aspects of procurement including contract specifications, sourcing options, tendering processes and pricing strategies. 
  • You’ll have extensive experience managing the procurement of ICT systems and services, renewals and extensions to ensure compliance with legal and internal obligations (including GDPR). 
  • You’ll ideally have some knowledge and experience of EU Public Procurement Directives and the Public Contract Regulations 2015. 
  • You’ll have a detailed market and technical knowledge of ICT in a business environment and extensive experience of working across multiple IT disciplines, including Hardware, Software and Telecommunications. 
  • You’ll have an excellent understanding of eProcurement/P2P systems together with an appreciation of project management principles and methodologies. 
  • You’ll ideally have a practical working knowledge of public sector tendering and contracting procedures including Framework Agreements. 
  • You’ll have a commitment to Continuing Professional Development and Procurement Best Practice. 

The office is located just South of the River with excellent transport links.  The position benefits from CIPS sponsorship, hybrid working (3 days office/ 2 days home per week), a generous contributory pension scheme, season ticket loan, 25 days annual leave plus a host of other more flexible benefits.

For further information please apply or call us quoting the job reference.

Langley Search & Selection Ltd is a diverse, minority-owned business and we are passionate about promoting diversity and equality. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability status or gender and particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.

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