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IT & Technology Buyer

RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, IT & Technology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Other, Property Management / Building Maintenance, Services, Technology & Electronics, Telecoms, Internet & Communications
Salary£40,000 to £47,000 per annum
LocationsBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey, West Sussex
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesProject Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 June 2018

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IT & Technology Buyer – Global FTSE 100 FMCG Player – London/ Surrey/ Reading - £40,000 – 47,000 + Benefits

This iconic FTSE 100 FMCG brand has enjoyed explosive growth during the last 5 years, and with continued expansion forecasted over the next 5, coupled with an influx of board-level investment in best-in-class procurement, now is an exciting time to be joining this close-knit Strategic Sourcing team.

Now the business has created a new position for a passionate Procurement specialist to be a major contributor in winning business support and driving towards best-practice. As the IT & Technology Buyer you will look after a complex £ Multi-Million spend across IT Software, IT Services, Hardware & Telecoms and benefit from a personally tailored development plan to ensure your growth within the Strategic Sourcing function.

IT & Technology Buyer role overview:-
• Being the Strategic Sourcing Lead for your own project covering all Software, Hardware and Professional Services subcategories: including Training, Licensing, Application Development and Maintenance, Cloud, Data Centers, Servers, Storage etc
• Negotiating with market leading Technology vendors / suppliers such as SAP, HP, Dell, Ora-cle, IBM, as well as niche Software vendors for bespoke packages, using your supplier rela-tionship management skills to leverage longer term commercial advantages for the business as well as cost savings
• Working on Bidding and Programmes, with a strong emphasis on supporting strategic Bids into external customers
• Seeking & harnessing innovative solutions from existing and future supply chain partners.

Required procurement experience & qualifications:-
• Strong procurement and strategic sourcing experience within established companies, with at least 2 years specialising in IT & Technology categories
• Track record of progression within your procurement career thus far, stepping from Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager / Category Manager within a short space of time
• Previous knowledge and experience within bid management is preferable
• Degree / MCIPS qualifications preferable though not essential

This is an excellent procurement opportunity for a charismatic procurement professional looking to work in an intelligent and collaborative environment, lead strategic and high-value procurement projects, and progress one’s career towards Senior Management & Procurement Directorship.

To find out more and apply? please send your CV to[email removed] or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder man-agement, supplier relationship management SRM, bid management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, IT procurement, technology procurement, software, hardware, consultancy, professional services, indi-rect procurement

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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