IT Procurement and Supplier Manager, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 5096

IT Procurement and Supplier Manager - Glasgow

Technology - IT- Infrastructure
Ref: 5096 Date Posted: Monday 20 Nov 2017
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Nine Twenty are now recruiting for an IT Procurement and Supplier Manager on a full time permanent basis in central Glasgow.

The role of the IT Procurement and Supplier Manager is to provide commercial leadership and oversight for the management of all IT and Technology Suppliers through the efficient acquisition of required products and services delivering and achieving best value.

On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Responsibility for managing the IT Operations budget of circa £14M
  • Provide thought leadership in the provision and mix of commercial relationships required to achieve the Technology Strategy 
  • Apply the best fit of commercial solutions
  • Vendor account management with key 3rd parties ensuring service is in adherence and delivered in line with contractual obligations
  • Actively negotiate commercial arrangements with IT Supply chain demonstrating strong negation skills underpinned by an astute commercial awareness 
  • Act as the senior commercial representative and to forge strong and positive working relationships across the business and more specifically procurement
  • Collaborate with internal teams to bring new and creative ideas in achieving best value and adding value to the broader strategy
  • Line management responsibility for Strategic Supplier team and Operational Assurance team
  • Develops and delivers insightful spend analysis reports and IT purchasing compliance reports
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement through leveraging the existing and future supply chain

Experience required:

  • Experience of IT Vendor and Supplier Management including contract and service management 
  • Understanding the business and it's requirements coupled with an intimate understanding of the commercial IT supplier market 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex technical matters in a clear and understandable way

What our client can offer you

  • The opportunity to play an influential and high profile role in shaping the commercial effectiveness of our clients IT supply chain
  • City centre offices
  • Customisable benefits package including private healthcare, company pension plan, childcare vouchers, dental insurance, cycle to work and give as you earn schemes 
  • Flexi-time and dress down Fridays

Please apply for immediate consideration, or send your application to Fiona Macleod - at fmacleod@weareninetwenty.com