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IT Procurement Lead- Hosting, End User Procurement

Permanent  for Bramwith Consulting in Isleworth

Procurement Lead- IT and Telco- Hosting & End User Services- Global- FTSE30 Oil and Gas Company- West London- £60k-£70k plus car allowance and generous package This leading global Oil and Gas major has seen strong international development over the last two years and has been pushing the boundaries of how it uses technology across their business. In line with global functionality and technology updates this World Leading Business has the need to develop its Hosting and End User (EUP) IT Services, and as such requires an IT Procurement Manager with global procurement experience within these areas to join the team and build this category spend area from the ground up.

Your duties in this procurement role will involve:-

Executing Category Management by maintaining and owning the Hosting category strategy and EUP category factoring in market dynamics and business requirements whilst understanding the options and risks associated with procurement/supply chain activitiesDriving Strategic Procurement Principals across the category as you manage a Buyer and develop the category processes and functionalityLiaising with Vendor Management to deliver a joint approach for sourcing to building and managing supplier relationshipsSupporting the development and execution of cloud strategy from a procurement perspective which ranges from supplier identification to P2P system efficiency

In order to be successful in this role you will need:-

End to End Strategic Procurement Category Management experiencePrior IT Procurement experience working on Hosting and EUP projectsBluechip career backgroundBe Degree Qualified (or Equivalent)CIPS is useful but not essential

With autonomous control of category strategy this role is aimed at applicants looking to demonstrate their potential within the business and show that they are capable of stepping into a Global Leadership role within procurement in the near future. With people management included in the position, and the opportunity to increase the team size moving forwards, applicants with prior management experience will be welcomed as well as those who can demonstrate the right leadership qualities but without prior experience.

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Keywords:- Procurement, IT Services, Hosting, End User, Technology, Global, End to End, Tendering, RFI, RFP, RFQ, Supplier Relationship Management, SRM, Vendor Management, Contracts Management, Global Procurement, People Management, FTSE30, Oil, Gas, Engineering, West London

Job added on 20-10-2014