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Strategic IT Procurement Officer

Strategic IT Procurement Officer

Job Title: Strategic IT Procurement Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00110737_1572254492
Contact Name: John Wright
Contact Email: j.wright@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: October 28, 2019 09:21

Job Description

Role: Strategic IT Procurement Officer
Contract length: Initial 3 months
Location: Berkshire or Hampshire (Travel between both)
Pay rate: £400 - £500 per day (Dependent on experience)
IR35 status. Outside IR35


Our Role:

You'll be responsible for sourcing the supply of goods, works and services in accordance with all internal policies and procedures and external legislation, including UK Procurement Legislation where applicable. You'll support Category Managers as well as Procurement and Commercial Managers in the development of both standard and complex contracting and sourcing strategies. You will ensure the lowest total cost of ownership to the group, and robust contractual provisions to mitigate risks in contract delivery.

You will also support relevant supplier relationship and performance management activities. Working with the wider Procurement and Commercial team, you'll continually drive efficiencies in sourcing and the overall process.


Your Skills and Experience:

You will have a broad knowledge of markets, business needs and UK Procurement Legislation, able to put this into overall context. You'll have a good understanding of relevant statutory and legal provisions, with a strong ability to draft contracts with special terms, including dispute procedures. You will be proficient in Procurement related systems, such as Oracle, Emptoris and Achilles Utility Vendor Database. Additionally, you'll understand the supply chain and how to improve it, and look to analyse and improve procurement process to reduce unnecessary work.

A target-focused and result-driven individual, you'll be able to bring about change in an energetic environment. Your self-confidence and independence will enable you to challenge the norm, think creatively, and negotiate well. You'll have excellent communication and numeracy skills, with a highly-developed drafting and writing ability.


Candidate's required/essential experience:

- Excellent communication and numeracy skills, with a highly-developed drafting and writing ability of commercial & contract clauses
- Proficient in Procurement related systems, such as Oracle, Emptoris and Achilles Utility Vendor Database
- Highly experienced in the sourcing the supply of goods, works and services
- Excellent Stakeholder Management
- Experience in field of IT procurement


Please respond with your CV if you are interested and I will be in touch ASAP.

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