Senior IT Procurement Manager

Senior IT Procurement Manager

London/ Home based | Household Retail Brand

£75,000- £80,000 + up to 20% bonus, 25 days holiday, private healthcare and pension scheme

 

One of the UK’s most recognisable retail brands are going through an exciting procurement transformation and are looking to grow Procurement as part of their long-term business strategy.

 

This Senior IT Procurement Manager role will see you oversee a broad range of IT Category areas including IT Infrastructure, Cloud and Networks and working closely with the senior IT exec in delivering commercial value to the business. This role report to the Head of IT Procurement and will be mainly remote based with occasional travel to the London offices when needed.

 

What the role involves

Managing a multi- million pound spend across IT Infrastructure, Cloud and Networks

Lead the end to end commercial activities for the category across the group, building strong partnership with our strategic suppliers, making it easier and faster to do business, innovate and maximise value

Have the chance to interact with the wider Procurement exec team in making critical commercial decisions as part of the short, medium- and long-term strategy of the business and be empowered to make these decisions.

To partner Technology stakeholders in delivery of strategic/transformation priorities involving GNFR strategic partners and other 3rd party suppliers, providing a single point of contact and becoming trusted advisors.

Support the development and implementation of the Group’s Procurement Transformation Strategy.

identify and then execute a pipeline of savings opportunities across the wider infrastructure/networks category to deliver savings against budget.

 

The person we hope to find

IT category management experience is essential particularly across IT infrastructure and networks.

Proven experience of managing IT stakeholders and being able to make key strategic decisions on the supplier base you are engaged with

Ability to motivate, organise and manage self to deliver to challenging deadlines

Strong negotiation skillset, demonstrable experience in successfully developing and executing negotiating strategies, coupled with the ability to ‘sell’ the approach amongst internal stakeholders

Degree educated or equivalent would be preferable but not essential

Be able to identify and implement negotiation strategies through a multi-function team

 

If you are an experienced IT Procurement Manager looking for a new challenge and are interested in working for an organisation who view Procurement as an integral part of their business and a huge part of the growth strategy, then this could well be the role for you!

 

For more information please apply by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to info@talentdrive.co.uk

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