IT Software Sourcing Leader

Location
England, London
Salary
£65000 - £85000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted
11 Mar 2019
Closes
25 Apr 2019
Ref
BBBH7236.2
Contact
Emily Knight
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Function
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Software Sourcing Leader - Tier 1 Investment Bank - London + Flex Working - £65,000 - 85,000 + Car + Bonus + Benefits

Prestigious FTSE 100 Banking brand seeks high-achieving IT Procurement expert with Software category expertise to join ranks and progress towards Directorship. Due to aggressive expansion IT expenditure is soaring, so the successful applicant will need to make a big impact from the off, shaping the Software category to deliver significant benefits and owning complex cross border IT deals ranging from £5 - 80m.

IT Software Sourcing Leader role overview:-

  • Being considered the firm's subject matter expert for IT Software Procurement, including Software Asset Management (SAM), Application Development & Maintenance, Cloudetc
  • Initiating fruitful relationships with key stakeholders including C-suite figures, winning crucial support to position Procurement in the driving seat
  • Instilling a high performanceculture amongst the wider Procurement team, coaching and mentoring less experienced specialists and demonstrating what best-in-class looks and feels like
  • Establishing strategic supplier relationships with a mixture of FTSE 100 and bespoke Software vendors, yielding mutual benefit for the firm and suppliers

Required experience / background:-

  • Impressive IT Software Procurement & Category Management track record within global Blue Chipbrands
  • ‎History of constant progression within your IT Procurement career to date, stepping quickly from Buyer to Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, IT Category Manager etc
  • Proven ability to influence senior stakeholders to deliver step-changes for Procurement & Sourcing
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential


This globally recognised brand rarely goes to the external market so this is a fantastic opportunity to break in at a leadership level and make a dramatic difference for Procurement.


To find out more and apply please send your CV Emily at jobsefk@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills : procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, Technology, Software, Software Asset Management, SAM, Professional Services, global deals, FTSE100, negotiation, stakeholder management, vendor management, global IT sourcing

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