IT Procurement Lead - Surrey - up to £62,000

Surrey
£52000 - £62000 per annum
15 May 2014
12 Jun 2014
ASH11845SG3
Sheryl Griffin
Purchasing
Permanent
Full Time
IT Procurement Manager - Epsom, Surrey - up to £62,000. A highly established and reputable organisation is looking for an experienced IT procurement Lead.

The purpose of this role is to drive the integration of best practice in procurement across all areas of IT and to develop and implement sustainable supply solutions to meet agreed savings targets. Additionally you will manage and control procurement activity across IT ,specifically supplier selection and competitive tendering , contract and commercial negotiations and IT Sourcing.

To be suitable for this position will you have a strong commercial background particularly around contract negotiation, ensuring best value is achieved and monitoring performance to budgets. You will have good understanding of supplier selection and competitive tendering, as well as experience of ensuring commercial engagement and procurement controls are in place. You will be responsible for managing RFI's, RFP, cost modelling, eAuctions and all tendering processes.

As stakeholder for all IT and IT services procurement, you will manage relationship reviews with suppliers, manage the governance structure, risk profiling of suppliers and contract change procedures.

It is desirable that you are degree level educated with a qualification in accounting or financial management or a holder of CIPS membership with demonstrable experience leading IT procurement services.

It is critical that you are a strong communicator with excellent written ability.

This is a great opportunity to take on a pivotal role, which will be instrumental to the future success of the organisation.

To apply for this role, please send through a WORD copy of your CV quoting reference ASH11845SG3 in the subject line of your email.

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