Head of Procurement – IT

The Head of Procurement – IT will be responsible for overseeing all IT Procurement functional activities for UK and international businesses.

The business has a strong customer portfolio as a result, we are looking for an experienced leader who has a proven track record in shaping IT procurement activities to meet the future demands of the business and support the growth agenda.

As Head of Procurement – IT your key responsibilities will be:

  • Collaborating with multi-functional Global teams to drive outstanding outcomes within the IT Category on a global scale
  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of the IT Procurement strategy in line with corporate policy
  • Ensuring, through deliberate and targeted interventions, appropriate levels of delivery from the contracted supply chain
  • Inputting into the strategic and longer-term development of group procurement policy
  • Demonstrating problem-solving abilities in addressing market challenges such as counterfeit, supply chain sanctions, and wider Supply Chain resilience requirements
  • Managing the Integrated Business Planning process for the function, and deliver the required resourcing capability to meet the needs of the business

Skills and experience:

  • In-depth and current knowledge of the IT Procurement landscape
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering Category Strategies, including Complex IT Contracts, Multinational and Negotiated Outcomes, and Supplier Management, specifically of IT suppliers
  • Contract and Procurement Skills, including Sourcing and Procurement Planning, Contract, Compliance and Legal, Negotiation & Influencing and Supplier Management
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, including the ability to work across many and varied functional teams
  • Degree or relevant professional qualification, significant IT Procurement experience, attained MCIPS membership, and working or willingness to work towards FCIPS
  • Must be able to obtain SC-Clearance

Benefits of the Head of Procurement – IT:

  • £120-125,000
  • £680 a month car allowance
  • Up to 15% bonus
  • Share options
  • Single healthcare cover

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