IT Procurement Manager
Role based in Chelmsford
£42,500 per annum + Generous Holiday, Pension, On site sports facilities, Flexi-time, Free parking onsite , Career progression Opportunities, Annual salary review.
A market leading organisation based in Chelmsford are now looking for a IT Purchasing Manager in a varied and exciting new role. This impressive outfit are offering free parking, bonus, rising holiday and a chance to work in an open and creative environment. This is a highly influential role where the successful candidate will be driving forward key procurement initiatives within the organisation.
Key Duties will include:
Provide advice on the development of contractual arrangements and competitive procedures and ensuring this are aligned with UK and EU Procurement Legislation
Analyse Data on both Orcale and Bravo systems
Implement the procurement strategy and ensuring this meets business objectives
Liaising with of stakeholders including customers, contractors and consultants,
Identifying significant opportunities to reduce costs, reduce operational and commercial risks and increase value via the collection and interpretation of detailed and complex information
Negotiate with and influence suppliers to achieve improved service and quality
Take an active role in leading development of innovative procurement strategies against defined commodity areas assigned.
Work with both suppliers and operational areas of the business to explore and investigate opportunities where costs can be reduced, quality improved and processes simplified
Ensure that contracts within your area of responsibility deliver full life value for money
Ensure procurement activity delivers against procurement strategy and assigned portfolio
Provide advice and guidance relating to procurement regulations to the wider organisation.
Audit of requisitions for Departments as assigned to ensure appropriate procedures, regulations and legislation has been followed
The following procurement skills are required:-
• Strong negotiation and communication skills
• The ability to learn and progress on fast within a company
• CIPS qualification or similar experience
• If you are interested in this role, please submit your details ASAP!