Descripción del trabajo
Develop individual procurement strategies which meet the needs of the business
Responsible for developing IT procurement strategy for IT related projects
Leverage best value on existing contracts
Work closely with key stakeholders to influence procurement choice, aiming to drive costs down and quality and service up
Negotiate value for money commercial arrangements for the category
Managing large scale tenders
Advise on commercial approach such as when to compete and when to sole source
Ensure the organisations interests are reflected in commercial deals
Develop and maintain subject matter expertise related to the category and buying needs of the business
Ensure business compliance to existing Procurement processes
Develop an environment of continuous improvement where the team can proactively challenge the status quo and identify opportunities for improvement
The successful candidate:
Ideally MCIPS or CIPS qualified
Good commercial, category, procurement senior and/or management experience, Working for large, complex corporate organisations ideally related to IT/ Telecommunications Procurement.
Category experience in Cloud services SAAS/ PAAS/ IAAS/ Hostings, Software licencing enterprise / small packages, Telecommunication Network and network hardware and End User Hardware is preferred
Experience of running RFI/ RFP direct negotiation either individually or as part of a team
Experience of drafting and advising on tender documentation, specifications and pricing schedules to support the tender process.
Knowledge and experience of recent developments in procurement best practice including e-procurement and e-sourcing.
Ability to develop and implement category management and strategic sourcing.
Understanding of contract law
Proven track record in influencing and managing procurement improvements and delivering savings
Excellent analytical expertise, identifying strategic options and providing recommendations
Exceptional negotiation skills
Strong stakeholder management experience - ability to influence stakeholders at all levels within an organisation
Exceptional commercial and financial acumen
Excellent interpersonal skills and IT systems knowledge and experience
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