Sourcing Manager / Procurement Manager - IT - Technology - Global and Local Contracts

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    IT Sourcing

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    John Murphy

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

Sourcing Manager / Procurement Manager - IT - Technology - Global and Local Contracts

A top FTSE listed organization is looking for an IT Sourcing Manager to join their London team.

The role will look after a mixture of contracts from sizeable to smaller ones and working both at global roll out level and with local end markets.

The person joining must be an expert in IT - generalist.

Accountabilities will include:

  • To understand customer requirements
  • Responsible for the development and execution of sourcing plans
  • To manage a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • To apply global policies, standards and platforms including the agreed Sourcing Management methodology
  • To build long term business relationships with the internal stakeholders
  • To challenge demand and requirements and manage customer expectations
  • To communicate appropriate supply chain and procurement messages
  • To lead the process of sourcing execution to ensure delivery of the stakeholder requirements and targets.
  • To act as a change agent
  • To drive and facilitate source to contract.
  • To apply the agreed global policies, standards and platforms.

Skills and experience required

  • Thorough knowledge of supply market, supplier capabilities and competitor activity, and expected trends in IT
  • Proven past experience delivering Procurement solutions within a range of IT disciplines
  • Must be capable working with no or minimal supervision
  • Proven capability of applying supplier and stakeholder management techniques
  • Strong Contract management experience.
  • Detailed understanding of financial evaluation and interpretation of supplier's records and their key cost and business drivers.
  • Understanding of the processes, timelines and constraints
  • Sound knowledge of corporate regulations and legislation to ensure the creation of effective group contracts
  • Relevant business qualification. CIPS Corporate Diploma in Purchasing and/or membership of The Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply or equivalent country qualification or membership would be an advantage