Technology Procurement Manager

Technology Procurement Manager 6-month initial FTC | London/Home Working | Growing FMCG brand

£60-65,000 (pro rata salary) + other great benefits

An expanding FMCG organisation who have been a real success story in the UK Food and Beverage market are looking to expand their Procurement function as part of an exciting transformation and as a result are looking for a new IT Procurement Manager to come in for an initial 6 months to deliver some exciting projects within the IT and Technology space. They are looking for a strong IT/ Technology generalist reporting straight into the Head of Procurement in what is a greenfield site with so much opportunity for Procurement. While this is an initial 6-month contract there is some real potential for this role to become permanent depending on how they perform and budgets etc for 2021. The company are based in London but due to Covid the function has made the decision to work from home/ remotely until Summer 2021 so this role will be home based! Obviously should the role extend or go permanent there would be an expectation to travel into London in the latter parts of 2021 for some of the time.

What the role involves

Managing a multi-million-pound portfolio of spend across all IT Services including Hardware, Digital, Software and all other Tech areas.

Contract values will range from £100k up to multi-million-pound contracts with key suppliers for the business

Shaping and executing a range of sourcing strategies across IT and Technology and collaborating with key internal stakeholders in the business

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.

Report to the Head of Procurement to drive change and grow the Procurements spend remit across the business.

The person we hope to find

IT category management experience is essential for this role

Ideally managed multiple IT Software contracts for your previous organisation

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

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 a Procurement Category Manager within the IT and Tech space and are available on short/ no notice and looking for a new challenge in a very progressive FMCG brand whose digital online platform has really made it at the forefront of business, then this could well be a great 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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