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Head of IT Procurement

Industry SectorIT & Technology, Services
Salary£90,000 to £110,000 per annum
LocationsEssex, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted09 February 2018

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Head of IT Procurement

A Senior Leadership role with scope to help transform the IT procurement function of this forward-thinking global organisation. With executive sponsorship in place, this key role has high levels of autonomy and profile and requires an individual well qualified to hit the ground running in a best-practice procurement environment. Key elements of the role will include:
  • Creating sustainable value across all IT spend categories, through category strategies, sourcing and embedding robust contract management on a global basis.
  • The setting of clear goals for cost savings, value creation and supplier performance in context of business unit operating plans
  • Driving insight through market research, benchmarking, supplier knowledge and networking
  • Driving a simplification agenda across the global business
  • Supporting major change initiatives
  • Utilising a deep understanding of industry, supplier dynamics and market trends to determine sources of leverage
  • The management and on-going development of a team of committed IT Category Managers.

Deep expertise in IT procurement and significant experience of strategic sourcing in a complex applied setting is essential. You will be able to demonstrate exceptional communication and leadership skills and possess the credibility to engage and secure buy-in from key stakeholders up to and including board level. With a highly motivated and progressive attitude, you will have the versatility, resilience and ability to perform strongly in a fast-paced, global and service based working environment. This is an outstanding opportunity to influence the strategic direction of this organisation with high growth potential available.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Procurement is proud to be the Career Development Knowledge Partner of The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. Visit [link removed] for further information.

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