Senior Procurement Manager – IT
Senior Procurement Manager with strong experience of working with external technology vendors & partners required by leading global telco.
This innovative business is transforming and elvolving and they now need a Senior Procurement Manger who can bring strong experience in managing complex and high value outsourcing programmes.
This role will see you lead the IT category, understand requirements, assess challenges and drive the team forward, in order to enhance the procurement offerings to the wider business. You will lead the business through commercial/contractual negotiations working closely with both internal and external senior stakeholders (often up to C-level), resolving issues and uhelping to settle any legal disputes.
This role will allow you to use your experience to advise, challenge, coach and give guidance to stakeholders and you will have the autonomy to put in structure and influence the business on how they can do things better.
This is a fantastic opportunity to come into a changing business in a role with a wide remit where you can make a real commercial difference. To be considered you will need:
• Exceptional skills in managing high value commercial relationships with vendors (ideally IT vendors/partners)
• Strong knowledge of contract law and complex supplier contracts
• Excellent skills in procurement, both business case development and process management
• High level of internal stakeholder management skills – ability to influence up to board level
Strong stakeholder skills and excellent communication skills are essential and you will also bring strong skills in negotiation, planning and organising and will be a self-starter. A CIPS qualification would also be desirable.
Based in Berkshire this senior level role is offering the successful candidate a salary of £85k-£95k, £7k car allowance, up to 20% bonus and benefits including pension, medical, life and 28 days holiday as well as other perks. This business has a superb working environment, collaborative culture and offers flexible working and relaxed dress codes.
If you are a senior procurement professional specialising in IT and have the level of gravitas required to really grab this varied, key senior role then apply NOW.
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