IT Procurement Manager for a Leading Financial Services Organisation based in Central London
Your new company
You will join a FTSE100 Insurance/Financial Services organisation based in Central London. They are a global business who specialise in insurance, pensions and investments. They are one of the UKs largest competitors in their field and are market leaders in managing retirement risk for pension schemes. They pride themselves on improving customer lives and providing economic and social value to all involved.
Your new role
As an IT Procurement Manager, you will focus on the end-to-end procurement of the IT subcategories, including SaaS, Data Security and Cloud. Your role will focus on risk mitigation, supply relationship management, commercial negotiations and cost saving. On a day to day basis you will be required to manage relationships internally with the different business units in order to gain/maintain a strong understanding of their requirements.
You will continuously look to improve the performance of existing and potential suppliers, looking at innovative ways to improve processes, reduce risk/cost and stimulate competition between suppliers. You will be required to conduct commercial, legal and SLA negotiations and renewals when required.
What you'll need to succeed
As an experience IT Procurement professional, you will need to have experience having dealt with SaaS, Data Security and Cloud services. As expected you will need strong stakeholder engagement skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and external parties. Strong negotiation skills are essential, and you will need a proven track record, having delivered value to IT contracts in previous roles.
CIPS qualification is desirable but not essential.
What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary you will be entitled to a generous benefit package including a performance related bonus, 25 days holiday and more. You will also join a huge organisation where you will get exposure across the business allowing you to develop your skills/knowledge.
What you need to do now
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