Supply Chain Manager
Telford, Telford and Wrekin, England
Greatopportunity for an ambitious Supply Chain Manager to lead transformationalactivities to deliver the Nasstar Supply Chain Strategy, building procurementcapabilities and improving organizational efficiency. Taking Responsibility forcomplex software licensing models and building strong relationships withvendors.
Nasstar PLC is one of the UKs leading managed IT service providers. We deliver bespoke clouds, professional services, managed IT and a range of technical products to our customers.
Responsibilities: Create and implement procurement strategies that are innovative, cost-effective, and incorporate the growing complexities and challenges within the industry Buildlong-term relationships with vendors in the industry
Defineand implement I.T category strategies to maximise procurement principles andcost savings
Drivethe development and implementation of procurement systems, processes andprocedures as appropriate
Workclosely with Finance team to streamline billing activities associated withprocurement
Analyseand negotiate proposals for price and specifications Performrisk management for supply contracts and agreements Skills, knowledge and experience: Accreditationto Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Accreditationto IACCM (Preferable)
Previousexperience as a Supply Chain/Procurement Manager responsible for softwareprocurement and clear understanding of Tier 1 software vendor licencing modelssuch as Microsoft SPLA & CSP
In-depthknowledge of contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
Provenability to analyse and resolve complex problems quickly to drive performanceimprovement
Abilityto successfully work in cross-functional teams and embed change
Abilityto manage and mitigate risk through effective strategic planning activity
Sound understanding of Tier 1 software vendors licensing models and the ability to research and grasp the fundamental principles of Tier 2 and 3 software vendors licensing models as and when required.
Abilityto understand IT architecture designs and map them to software licensingmodels. Manage the risks of non-compliance with software licensing terms andconditions. Good knowledge of the common terms in software-license agreements
The Supply ChainManager position offers a competitive salary and benefits package whichincludes 25 days holiday + bank holidays, TOIL to cash scheme, pension,platinum Perkbox membership and more. Nasstar are a successful and dynamic business. We offer fantastic training, development and career opportunities. If you are looking for a role where you can grow with a company, working in a friendly and fast paced environment then please apply.
Posted 48 days ago