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Supply Chain Job-Global Category Leader-Technology Sourcing

  • up to £511 PAYE or £669 umbrella (inside IR35) *equivalent of up to £133k per annum
  • Temporary
  • Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 20278

Your New Job Title: Global Category Leader (Technology Sourcing)

Your New Daily rate: up to £511 PAYE or £669 umbrella (inside IR35) *equivalent of up to £133k per annum

Duration: Long term temporary assignment until 16/02/2021

Location: West London

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job posting ID: JP84547

Who you'll be working for:

Our client a Major FTSE100 of ours who have fantastic offices in west London are looking for a Global Category Leader (Technology Sourcing).

What you'll be doing each day:

  • To identify, manage & execute technology sourcing initiatives to deliver cost reduction objectives as part of an enterprise Technology Transformation programme.

  • There is no standard 'day in the life' due to the role being a transformation based programme role. The role has projects & programmes of activity but will require initiative, agility and proactiveness to succeed.

  • The role will involve executing certain pre-defined projects to ensure that target is met.

  • The role is will also involve working with procurement and technology function to identify further savings opportunities to achieve this objective.

  • The projects will include procurement processes to achieve cost reductions (via RFP/Sole Source negotiations).

  • Leveraging deep category and market expertise.

  • Operating in a truly global manner.

  • Utilizing Procurement policies, procedures, processes, systems and methodologies.

  • Engaging and building strategic relationships with key senior stakeholders and business partners.

  • Understanding the business requirements of key stakeholders and business partners and positioning the Procurement value proposition.

  • Delivering the needs of key stakeholders and business partners through creation and execution of global sourcing strategies.

  • Identifying and delivering business benefits aligned to assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation.

  • Ensuring financial value delivered is recognized by affected stakeholder communities and Finance groups.

  • Building and leading effective strategic relationships with key suppliers.

  • Driving sustainable value from key supplier relationships.

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Experience of working on technology procurement projects across any of the technology sub-categories Hardware, Telco, Software, Cloud & IT Services.

  • Experience of large enterprise negotiations/contracts/procurement processes required.

  • Transformation experience desirable, not mandatory.

  • Strong Stakeholder Management.

  • Experience with Global sourcing strategies.

*Please note this Umbrella rate is the amount payable to Umbrella company - this does not represent what you will actually receive from the Umbrella company

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