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Senior Buyer IT/Professional services

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorProfessional Services & Media, Services
Salary£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Town/CityGreater Manchester
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 September 2017

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for my blue chip client who are one of the largest employers in the North West are looking to add an innovative and results oriented Senior Buyer I.T and/or professional services to sit within the Procurement team.

Reporting directly to the Head of IT Procurement, the role offers the chance to impact multiple categories within IT and professional services spend and to develop expertise across IT procurement. The role includes a team spend of c.£400m and the opportunity to work alongside inspirational leaders within the business.

Senior Buyer Responsibilities:

Responsible for sourcing through to contract & relationship management, as well as supporting Category Managers on strategic sourcing projects where required.

Rationalise IT and/or professional services spend across multiple divisions, working with key stakeholders to optimise the procurement process and add value as per business requirements.

Support the delivery of category strategies across software, hardware and networks, among others.

Manage supplier performance against SLA's, KPI's to drive maximum value throughout the supply chain and improve processes across the IT/professional procurement function.

Key Skills & Attributes Required:

The ability to communicate with and influence stakeholders at all levels of business, delivering with clarity even to those with no procurement expertise.

A track record of savings delivered across hardware, software and networks.

Demonstrate exemplar procurement and supply chain practice, show an understanding of how Procurement delivers value throughout the organisation.

Experience of supplier selection, negotiation and contract management - including the development of relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.

Degree educated, working towards MCIPS or other equivalent qualification.

For more information, please e-mail an up-to-date copy of your CV to[email removed]

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