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IT Sourcing Manager

Job Title: IT Sourcing Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Industry:
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00083506_1541421298
Contact Name: John Wright
Contact Email: j.wright@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: November 05, 2018 12:34

Job Description

CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY: IT Sourcing Manager Initial 3-6 month contract Portsmouth, Hampshire - £450-£500 per day (MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN SC CLEARANCE)

Job Purpose:
To create and support the development of Purchasing/Category/Supplier strategies within IT that will provide a structured approach to managing spend that will identify savings opportunities whilst supporting the current and future needs of the business. This will involve working closely with the key stakeholders within the IT department to determine business requirements, determining appropriate commercial strategies that will deliver cost efficiencies and then identifying and developing suppliers to support the business and its customers. Take responsibility for locking in savings and benefits through ongoing contract and supplier management activities.

Candidate Requirements:
- Able to demonstrate a proven track record in developing and executing success procurement strategies
- Experience in sourcing, contract negotiation, contract management and supplier relationship
- Confidence and ability to demonstrate the value that professional procurement can deliver to the organisation
- Strong contract negotiator with a good appreciation of commercial law
- Self-starter, demonstrating initiative, ability to motivate, positive and customer focused attitude
- Ability to work in a fast-paced and results driven team environment
- Entrepreneurial view on complex tasks and clear attitude to deliver high value to internal and external clients

Knowledge and Experience:
- MUST be able to obtain SC ClearanceÂ
- Must have 3-5 years software experienceÂ
- Understand contractsÂ
- SIPS QualificationÂ
- Understanding of other I.T AreasÂ
- Strong Excel/Word SkillsÂ
- Redline contracts
- 3 years minimum previous experience in a procurement environment, preferably within the IT category area and with knowledge of a range of IT related categories, including software, hardware and services.
- Competent in carrying out all aspects of Purchasing lifecycle within a defined delegation level including;
- Development of sourcing strategies
- Supplier selection and prequalification
- Drafting tender documentation and tendering contracts Placing contracts
- Reviewing contracts
- Supplier feedback/ development activities

Is this exciting opportunity of interest? If so, please respond with your CV and I will be in touch ASAP.

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