Procurement Manager- IT
Salary £40,000 - £60,000 per annum
Location North London
Consultant Daniel Petty
Date posted 22 March 201811 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard London, WC2E 9AB Robert Walters United Kingdom
One of the largest hospitality brands in the UK are looking for a Procurement Manager – IT to join their team. You will hold responsibility for managing part of a £150 million portfolio spend within our IT Services buying team, which sits as part of the wider Group Procurement Team. You will be accountable for the selection, appointment and management of suppliers across the spectrum of IS categories including Hardware, Software, System Integration and Managed Services across our Support Centres and Brands. You will also hold some responsibility for Supplier Management and Category Management of more complex category reviews and managing ad hoc projects.
- Developing & maintaining strong relationships with internal stakeholders, and working closely within stakeholder teams
- Seeking the best possible commercial deals without compromising scope or service levels
- Regular benchmarking to ensure best practice
Managing any RFP processes, using internal tools, and helping to define requirements, advising and consulting where necessary.
Creating new opportunities to reduce costs and exceed customer expectations
Creating collaborative working relationships & processes with colleagues and managers throughout the business
- Ensuring supplier management is aligned with overall Procurement strategy
Excellent interpersonal skills and able to effectively influence a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally, whilst always building good relationships
Ability to lead negotiations
Good team focus – creating collaborative working relationships with colleagues around the business
Commercially minded with the ability to analyse and resolve complex issues quickly
Ability to work in an interesting, dynamic, complex fast moving industry
Strong attention to detail with an analytical and meticulous approach
Always willing to go the extra mile with stakeholders and colleagues to deliver on projects and show the value of Procurement
This is a permanent role and requires someone who possess strong stakeholder management skills and a background in IT Procurement. If you are an experienced Procurement Manager or looking to make the step up, apply today or call 0207 509 8962 to speak with Dan Petty for a confidential discussion.