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Sourcing VP - Software Applications

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Sourcing VP - Software Applications

Industry SectorFinance, Banking & Insurance, Services
Salary£600 to £675 per day
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted02 March 2018

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Temp contractor required for leading financial services organisation looking at their Software Applications.

Your new company
Our client a leading Global financial institution is currently seeking an experienced Sourcing VP to join the team on a temporary basis. In your new job you will be a Senior member of the Application Sourcing team focusing primarily on executing deals in Technology (Software and Applications).

Your new role
This team forms one of six key technology subcategories directly responsible for managing commercial deals in excess of £2.3bn annually. You will be required to work collaboratively and strategically with the internal teams sitting within Procurement and Legal and SME functions, and with External Suppliers, to deliver a consistently high quality product and service. Your roles and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Delivering of deals for Software and Applications with third parties
  • Managing end to end Sourcing activity including RFX, commercial negotiations with Vendors and partnering where needed with legal support teams mitigate business risk
  • Ensuring that all relevant Sourcing documentation is input to the deal management and contract Systems to be in compliance with business and internal SSMP policy requirements
  • Building and maintaining a strong operational and strategic network with the category leads to report, measure and improve on deal execution capability.
  • Negotiating with external suppliers
  • Working closely with category leads to develop a strategy and address execution, in partnership with the category leads and change teams.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in the job it is essential that you can demonstrate extensive experience of Strategic Sourcing within Technology essentially within Software / Applications related projected. You will have worked within a large Global multi business unit, and be able to demonstrate personal experience managing a £0.5bn spend base, In addition you must be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of appropriate commercial models and approaches/techniques necessary to achieve best in class deals. You must have a proven ability to conduct engagement/communication with suppliers and spend categories.

What you'll get in return
In return you will have the opportunity to work on large-scale, multinational, multi-million pound procurement strategies in a complex regulated environment. Certainly one to keep you on your toes!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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