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Job Title

Head of Procurement I.T

Reference2652810001_751714
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorServices
Salary£70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Town/CityRotherham
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 August 2017

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Global financial organisation who are looking to recruit a Head of Procurement Technology based at their Office in South Yorkshire

Main Purpose of the role

This is a critical role within the business and will take the lead of a highly capable team of Procurement professionals in delivering sourcing strategies that directly support top management decisions and help deliver significant savings to the bottom line.



Duties to include

  • Manage all aspects of spend across multiple I.T procurement sub-categories
  • Build and maintain a trusted relationship with the senior stakeholders and other peers, becoming relied upon to deliver world class procurement in an effective and professional manner that adds value to the companies overall; objectives.
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders to identify new ways of working and sourcing best-value solutions
  • Build and maintain a trusted advisor relationship with the senior stakeholders and other peers, becoming relied upon to deliver world class analytics in an effective and professional manner that adds value to their Procurement objectives.
  • Negotiate the best overall commercial arrangements with suppliers selected through fact-based methods
  • Be a recognised I.T subject matter expert; developing, delivering and implementing the sourcing strategy with a flawless grasp of cost structures, trends and cost drivers
  • Drive change; challenge existing sourcing decisions and existing ways of working; coordinate supplier development strategies; always prove potential for improvement
  • Manage relationships with existing and new suppliers



Skills/Experience Required

  • A corporate procurement professional with a substantial blue-chip background and experience of working on a substantial scale.
  • First rate knowledge of the global I.T market, the players and the industry trends
  • CIPS Qualified or equivalent, ideally degree calibre
  • An excellent stakeholder manager, up to and including board level, who is able to influence change in the way we work and the way we buy third party goods and services
  • A fiercely successful negotiator
  • Extremely influential and possessing a level of gravitas that allows things to get done.
  • A keen instigator and leader of innovation and change
  • Highly Numerate and logical – able to make and justify data-driven decisions
  • Someone who can inspire and lead a team in the continuous pursuit of improvement
  • Almost certainly degree-educate



If you are interested in the role, click to apply or contact Lee Carey at Robert Walters for further information.

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