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IT/Indirects Procurement Manager

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorService - Other, Services
Salary£45,000 to £65,000 per annum
LocationsAnglia, Suffolk
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted18 May 2017

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IT/Indirects Procurement Manager


1st Executive are working with a FTSE 250 energy company who are looking for an addition to their greenfield procurement team in Ipswich

We are looking to recruit an IT/Indirects Procurement Manager for this company.

This role will manage both IT (Software/telecoms/networks/hardware) and general indirects (Marketing, Travel, FM, professional Services) with a rough 50/50 split across these.

The spend this candidate will be responsible for is roughly £25mill annually.

The role responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain strong senior level relationships with the relevant parts of the business through provision of an effective purchasing service.
  • Establish and deliver an effective set of sourcing plans / strategies that deliver cost and / or service improvements on risk managed terms to time and £ target.
  • Lead sourcing activity in support of business requirements across a number of defined spend areas, ensuring that:
    (i) The company receives best value for money
    (ii) costs are reduced
    (ii) the supply base is optimised whilst operating in line with agreed Policy.
  • Develop commercial capability within the business and act as a commercial escalation point for the Business, for example post contract commercial issues and providing commercial advice, guidance and challenge as appropriate.
  • Guide and enable the Business to undertake localised Purchasing activity efficiently and effectively
  • Reduce the associated risk profile from a commercial, reputational / brand, supply chain, financial and compliance/ regulatory perspective within defined spend areas.
  • Improve supplier performance / drive continuous improvement through helping the business to manage a defined set of agreed supplier relationships.

You will be:
  • Able to implement and execute a sourcing strategy and have experience doing so
  • Able to negotiate contractual clauses and work with the legal team, ensuring correct SLA/KPI clauses are present
  • An expert in Supplier Performance Management, including post contract meetings
  • A team player, able to collaborate with others
  • Good at influencing stakeholders.

  • If you are interested in this role, please do give me a call on 01483 212183 or email[email removed]

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