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IT Procurement Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

  • Big 4 Consultancy - Leaders in their industry
  • Exciting opportunity to lead and take ownership of the IT category

About Our Client

One of the Big 4 consultancies with a global reach and prestigious name within the industry

Job Description

  • Pro-active approach to the IT category, namely within technology services with focus on supplier quality as well as driving savings. All about best total value.
  • Opportunity assessment within the IT Category
  • Strategic Sourcing - managing the key sourcing activity for elements of IT services ensuring that these are aligned to wider business objectives
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management - acting as a trusted business advisor to functional leaders and service owners across the business, and providing governance support to key supplier relationships
  • Risk Management - particularly through the negotiation of robust service contracts and service level agreements with limited legal counsel input, and the ongoing development of best practice procurement processes incorporating supply chain sustainability considerations
  • IT procurement and supplier management end to end across the likes of SaaS, hardware, software and licensing
  • Contract review and contract drafting - making amendments where necessary

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong track record of delivery within the IT category - specific experience with technology services would be beneficial
  • Experience or understanding of strategic sourcing activity and how to put together a strategic plan would be excellent
  • Someone who is good at building and maintaining longstanding stakeholder relationships
  • Ideally have some experience in a corporate environment and are able to navigate the landscape
  • CIPS or equivalent qualification is really useful

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to work for a Big 4 Consultancy
  • Excellent development and progression opportunities
  • Autonomy to drive complex projects independently

More Info / Apply

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