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IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager

My client is a new global fin-tech business that is a joint venture between two major players. They are an exciting business which already have traction with a number of partners across sectors and regions. In procurement they are looking for individuals who will help accelerate their growth and make a real commercial impact to the business

Description

The key responsibilities of the IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager are:-

  • Provide commercial leadership for all spend relating to field services and IT infrastructure spend
  • Partner with the internal Vendor Management who run the field services contracts on a day to day basis
  • Analyse and report on spend to identify, build sponsorship for and pursue new savings opportunities
  • Be proactive on all matters
  • Have the desire and ability to "challenge the status quo" constructively and in partnership with stakeholders
  • Partners with stakeholders to be their Sourcing Account Manager, reviews 3rd party spend and agree appropriate projects (and delivers those projects). Knows their supply base inside out.
  • Work with Vendor Management to implement KPIs and reporting for new deals
  • Be a team player within the global Sourcing team
  • Ensure priorities are handled effectively by modifying plans and actions in your own area of accountability, escalate early to manager. Will not miss deadlines.
  • Develop and manage a project against a plan and objectives to ensure commitments are met by monitoring, assessing, and resolving variances in budget, timing or quality of work
  • Able to support, educate and mentor other team members
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Disciplined to manage and complete required admin tasks (such as project reporting and timely updates to sourcing systems such as Ariba)

Profile

The successful IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager will demonstrate:-

  • Knowledge of the IT infrastructure and hardware categories and supply markets
  • Working knowledge of technology software suppliers in security, marketing, development, database
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of software and licensing contract terminology
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of sourcing principles and process
  • Excellent relationship management skills

Job Offer

This is a uniquely exciting IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager opportunity to join a new massive global business that is operating with a start-up mentality. There is an abundance of opportunity for procurement to make a significant impact of the future of the business.

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14034516/001
Job Type
Town/City
London
Salary and benefits
bonus
Salary
£70000 to £75000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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