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IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager


Anonymous 75000.00 British Pound . GBP Per annum

2019-07-25 23:16:09

Job location Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Retail & Consumer Products

Job description

An excellent opportunity to join a brilliant global business in a new global IT Infrastructure services manager role.

Client Details

My client is a new global fin-tech business that is a joint venture between two major players. They are an exciting business which already have traction with a number of partners across sectors and regions. In procurement they are looking for individuals who will help accelerate their growth and make a real commercial impact to the business

Description

The key responsibilities of the IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager are:-

Provide commercial leadership for all spend relating to field services and IT infrastructure spend
Partner with the internal Vendor Management who run the field services contracts on a day to day basis
Analyse and report on spend to identify, build sponsorship for and pursue new savings opportunities
Be proactive on all matters
Have the desire and ability to "challenge the status quo" constructively and in partnership with stakeholders
Partners with stakeholders to be their Sourcing Account Manager, reviews 3rd party spend and agree appropriate projects (and delivers those projects). Knows their supply base inside out.
Work with Vendor Management to implement KPIs and reporting for new deals
Be a team player within the global Sourcing team
Ensure priorities are handled effectively by modifying plans and actions in your own area of accountability, escalate early to manager. Will not miss deadlines.
Develop and manage a project against a plan and objectives to ensure commitments are met by monitoring, assessing, and resolving variances in budget, timing or quality of work
Able to support, educate and mentor other team members
Able to work without supervision
Disciplined to manage and complete required admin tasks (such as project reporting and timely updates to sourcing systems such as Ariba)Profile

The successful IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager will demonstrate:-

Knowledge of the IT infrastructure and hardware categories and supply markets
Working knowledge of technology software suppliers in security, marketing, development, database
Professional written and verbal communication skills.
Advanced knowledge of software and licensing contract terminology
Proven negotiation skills
Excellent project management skills
Knowledge of sourcing principles and process
Excellent relationship management skillsJob Offer

This is a uniquely exciting IT Infrastructure Services Sourcing Manager opportunity to join a new massive global business that is operating with a start-up mentality. There is an abundance of opportunity for procurement to make a significant impact of the future of the business

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