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IT Procurement/Category Manager

IT Procurement/Category Manager

Job Title: IT Procurement/Category Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North West London, London
Industry:
ERP
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00098351_1560787235
Contact Name: Stephen Earl
Contact Email: s.earl@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: June 17, 2019 17:00

Job Description

My client based in North-West London are looking for an IT Procurement/Category Manager. The successful candidate can expect a contract until the end of the year and the client is looking to pay between £400 and £500 per day. This is an ASAP start but candidates with a 2 week notice or less will be considered.

Day-to-day tasks:

Negotiate the renewal of IT hardware, software and services contracts
Lead and execute sourcing strategies across the full procurement lifecycle
Develop continuous improvement action plans and execute. Monitor changes and adjust plans as needed to sustain performance results.
Secure price, capacity & service levels in line with commitments to the business.
Establish & maintain relationships with key stakeholders and their teams to ensure understanding of their needs and to facilitate the appropriate level of challenge.
Provide market and financial insights relevant to the subcategory and input to the internal financial planning and review processes.
Implement best practice for areas of responsibility. Participate in team knowledge transfer

Essential Requirements:

Education Bachelor Degree or equivalent
Proven background in managing global IT software/ hardware procurement services
Excellent stakeholder management skills
Experience of IT procurement in a fast-paced private sector function across all IT
services
Self-sufficient and strong work ethic
Commercially aware and financially astute with recent experience in large scale Private Sector IT procurement projects
Experience managing multiple IT tenders simultaneously
Experience with Supplier Relationship Management

If you are available please apply with your most up to date CV.

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