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IT Procurement Manager

Job Title: IT Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Theale
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RC/P/ITProcurement_1715271290
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email: Rohit.Chavda@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager

Permanent

Theale Hybrid working

Job Description:

As the Procurement Manager for IT and Professional Services, you will take ownership of a range of sub-categories within our organization, focusing on IT services, Legal, Compliance, Business Intelligence, and HR services.

You will be responsible for managing associated company spend and the relevant supplier base, developing commercial strategies to optimize value-for-money and minimize supplier-related risks.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead the development and delivery of clear and compelling sub-category strategies aligned with the company's strategic objectives.

* Plan and execute negotiations for both formal tenders and ad-hoc activities to ensure best value-for-money on targeted spend.

* Manage sourcing activities and complex projects, facilitating cross-functional collaboration.

* Lead supplier event days and other communication forums to improve performance and engagement with the supply base.

* Ensure Suppliers have necessary capability and capacity to support business requirements, following corporate evaluation processes.

* Maintain pragmatic and solution-oriented relationships with partners and stakeholders, balancing short-term and long-term objectives.

* Adhere to required Savings Methodology and ensure financial implications of changed priorities are explicit and budgeted for.

* Negotiate commercial contractual agreements with suppliers to secure service, quality, added value, and mitigate risks.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

* Hands-on category management and negotiating skills.

* RFP/Sourcing Event management experience.

* Strategic and collaborative thinker.

* Procurement and supplier management experience in relevant backgrounds.

Experience Required:

* Experience delivering change and improvement across organizational boundaries.

* Ability to design, develop, and manage Category sourcing strategies. * Recognized as an expert within the Procurement function.

* Well-developed relationship management skills with an ability to operate at senior levels within supplier structures.

Benefits:

* Competitive salary and benefits package

* Opportunities for career growth and development

* Collaborative and dynamic work environment

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.