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Interim IT Procurement Manager - Cloud

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorOther, Service - Other, Services
Salary£450 to £500 per day
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted20 April 2017

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1st Executive are retained by a global FTSE100 Oil&Gas organisation, who require an experienced IT Procurement Manager with a proven track record tendering for Cloud Services to join them on an initial 6 month contract. Ideally you will have a strong remit across sourcing for SaaS, IaaS and PaaS solutions.

Job Role:

This role will be to execute sourcing intiatives across IT Cloud Services in conjunction with IT. This will include the approach and execution plan for strategic outsourcing and supplier relationship management for the Cloud Services (SaaS, IaaS, Paas) categories of IT spend. Specifically, this work includes assisting in the commercial and contractual workstreams of IT transformational programmes, oversight of ‘As a Service’ sourcing opportunities, and general oversight of the supplier governance & management processes.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Stakeholder engagement and influencing
  • Ownership of commodity groups within the IT Cloud Services
  • Implementation of category management plans
  • Managing end to end sourcing process, including supplier management
  • Contract and commercial negotiation
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and manage through their lifecycle as well as optimising value for money and ensuring that they remain aligned to business needs.
  • Maintain a single and accurate view of agreed and speculative supply and demand at all times and plan the necessary steps to govern.
  • Actively contribute to cost saving challenges by identifying cost saving opportunities and monitoring these over time.
  • Provide vendor or technology specific commercial expertise and advice on behalf of indirect procurement led contract negotiations or renegotiations.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:
  • Proven commercial track record in cloud services category management and strategic sourcing
  • High levels of emotional resilience
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Sourcing planning, execution, negotiation and implementation
  • Experience of operating in a Procurement role within a complex and geographically dispersed blue chip environment
  • Experience of working cross culturally

Desirable Criteria:
  • ITIL qualification & experience
  • Performance Bias
  • Business Acumen and Financial Awareness
  • Leading People
  • Partnership & Teamwork
  • Digital Skills

Essential Education:
  • University Degree or equivalent experience

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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