IT Procurement Manager - London | Zoek UK
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IT Procurement Manager
London, Greater London, England
£600 - £700/day
Contract (Full time)
IT Procurement Manager, 3 Month Contract with strong option to extend (Paid either via an Umbrella Company or PAYE), Up to £700 per day, ASAP Start, Large Blue Chip Financial Services Organisation, Remote Working Included!!!
Overview of the IT Procurement manager:
The purpose of the IT Procurement Manager is to manage the sourcing and contracting processes relating to IT activities
throughout the procurement lifecycle. The aim is to ensure delivery of the desired outcomes
within the risk appetite and identify and deliver additional value into the supply chain through interaction with business stakeholders and suppliers
Manage and lead commercial relationships with suppliers to ensure sourcing and
contracting is carried out in accordance with regulatory, risk and business
requirements in a timely manner.
Ensure all contracting and commitment to spend is undertaken and governed in
accordance with good practice and authorities
Implement and manage IT Procurement controls and governance in the context of
the relevant policies and risk and regulatory frame works.
Conduct sourcing activities and negotiation for renewals, in-life negotiations and
new supplier engagements ensuring relevant control and governance requirements
are met, as demand dictates.
Actively identify and lead opportunities to drive value and improve performance of
potential supply base. Actively seek ways to reduce cost and risk and improve
performance and value
Support the development of best practise methodology for IT Procurement through
the application of rigorous and effective contract management policy and process,
including comprehensive understanding of supplier agreements and strategy,
applicable business unit strategy, business plan and key stakeholders.
Whats in your DNA & Experience Needed:
Strong knowledge of IT contracts and frameworks including hosting, software and
services models in the context of Financial Services
Good knowledge of contracting principles and associated legal frameworks
Understanding of IT service management
Understanding of financial models
Understanding of regulatory environment and impacts on commercial IT agreements
Command of sourcing strategies and ability to tailor approach
Negotiation with track record of delivering value at pace
Communication, verbal and written, including production of reporting, business cases
and governance papers
Numeracy to a high level
Degree level, desirable