IT Purchasing Manager
Lawrence Harvey
West Midlands, England
6d ago

Job Description

CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY : IT Purchasing Manager - West Midlands - Initial 3 month contract - Around £250 per day (Dependent on experience)

  • Overall responsibility and leadership for all Purchasing activities within the overall Category area, including;
  • Responsible for all people management activities for their team
  • Drive lead and motivate the team to achieve performance excellence to deliver the business goals on a global basis
  • Lead continuous improvements in purchasing activities by leading COE initiatives / activities for their respective category area
  • Accountable for internal senior stakeholder alignment on strategy and sourcing, including key focus on regional inputs and regional deployment for their category area
  • Accountable for global category strategy development and deployment to deliver company cost and quality targets through sourcing within the Global markets for their category area
  • Accountable for ensuring sourcing is best in class and in line with Strategy Category Plan through the Global Sourcing Process for their category area
  • Accountable for contract implementation and performance management
  • Accountable for the Contract and Supplier Relationship Management activities for the contracts created at a global and regional level
  • Accountable for managing senior supplier relationships through the supplier performance management process for their categories
  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience required :

    Essential :

  • An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred
  • Commercial Awareness and Negotiation skills
  • Understand category management principles
  • Strategic thinking
  • Global business understanding and experience
  • Operational Contract Management experience
  • Relationship management - internal and external
  • Category knowledge and demonstrated experience
  • Flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Desirable :

  • Experience of stakeholder operational deployment / requirements of category (e.g. has worked in the stakeholder area of the specific category)
  • Category knowledge and demonstrated experience
  • Previous supplier experience within category
  • Is this exciting opportunity of interest to you? If so, please apply and I will be in touch ASAP.

    Lawrence Harvey is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this position.

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