IT BUYER - FTSE 250 TECHNOLOGY MAJOR - HERTFORDSHIRE - £20-£28K + PACKAGE.
This FTSE 250 firm was set up with the sole vision of providing expert IT, Technology and Telecommunications solutions to external clients; since its establishment in 1985 with a team of just two, the firm has established one of the greatest success stories in the field of IT, now boasting in excess of 11,000 employees, a multitude of global FTSE 100 & Blue Chip clients & a global trading remit. The client has an urgent requirement for a dynamic & results driven IT Sourcing Executive to add to their deal-centric procurement function.
The successful candidate will be responsible for consistently delivering best-in-class sourcing strategy tailored to individual client requirements and developing close relationships with leading global IT vendors. Sourcing will be conducted both through leveraging off current vendor relationships through effective supplier relationship management (SRM) & building new relationships and successfully negotiating with global suppliers.
IT SOURCING EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:Identify and implement best-in-class procurement practice in order to effectively deliver on key business objectivesRelationship and performance management of key IT vendors in order to drive down category expenditure and maximize company profitabilityImplement effective Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) in order to effectively build and maintain vendor relationshipsWork alongside senior internal and external stakeholders in order to develop the IT category furtherIdentify opportunities to improve on current procurement strategy and collaborate with senior stakeholders to implement improved measures and promote best-in-class spend efficiency
This role provides a refreshing deal-centred ethos to procurement through close liaising with the sales function and ever-changing day-to-day sourcing requirements dependent upon client request. The successful candidate will come from a strong IT procurement background and be confident in handling multiple large-scale projects and consistently meeting and exceeding cost-savings targets through direct and effective stakeholder engagement.
If you feel you match these competencies and would like to proceed please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply through this forum.
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Key Skills: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, IT, Information Technology, Purchasing, Blue Chip, FTSE 100, Sourcing Executive, SRM, Supplier Relationship Management, Stakeholder Management, Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, Contract Management, Negotiation, Supplier Negotiation.