Group Procurement Manager - IT £65k

Portfolio Procurement
£50,000 - £59,999
21 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an amazing and challenging opportunity for a Group Procurement Manager - IT to manage the UK and European IT spend, as well as managing a small team of IT Buyers.

This business is a global aerospace and defence organisation that wins multiple awards year on year due to having an amazing working culture and as a business making sure they invest back into their staff. This opportunity will be a challenge, complex in terms of the supplier base and an always changing, and modernisation of technology.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Support and report into the Head of Indirect Procurement
  • Conduct end to end procurement focusing purely on the company's regional IT spend
  • A large focus of the role will be aimed at building lasting relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiate new and existing contracts for best value for the business
  • Source new suppliers for best value, with up-most efficiency
  • Work within a close team , but take on projects autonomously, full responsibility of supplier selection
  • Manage stakeholders at all levels - business leads to executive level
  • Challenge stakeholders across the business with your own technical and previous experience

Experience required:

  • Must have extensive IT/IS procurement experience
  • Proven wins and achievements, in relative sized projects
  • End-to-end procurement experience, strong SRM/VM experience essential
  • Must be able to fit into a team and work well in that environment
  • Very confident in negotiating any level of stakeholder
  • Able to build effective and lasting relationships internally and externally
  • Willing to fully commit to the role and company throughout this exciting time of change
  • Degree educated or MCIPS would be advantage, not essential


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