Technology Sourcing Lead opportunity to lead a range of technology procurement categories in UK & Europe, providing sourcing expertise to support multiple functions, both in Europe and Globally...
Technology Sourcing Lead Purpose:
Advises and supports senior management to effectively and efficiently manage supplier expenditure, delivery and risk management with vendors to attain strategic business goals. This is achieved through determining and implementing sourcing strategies for the designated range of tech categories and providing commercial leadership across all procurement related activities.
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Basic salary £80,000 to £90,000 + car allowance + benefits + bonus
Technology Sourcing Lead Requirements:
Procurement experience and strong market knowledge of IT and Consultancy suppliers especially in the areas of software, hardware and professional services.
Educated to degree level
Postgraduate procurement accreditation preferred (MCIPS)
Minimum ten years sourcing experience in complex markets
Proven track record in relevant categories, with comparable levels of spend and complexity
Proven capability in negotiating complex sourcing deals with many non-price variables
High levels of subject matter expertise, with deep market and vendor knowledge
Demonstrable influencing skills and senior stakeholder management (with credibility up to CxO level)
Excellent team leadership and communication skills
Good procurement transformation experience and change leadership capability
Energy, pace and an impeccable track record of delivery
Ability to manage cross organisational boundaries and understand political drivers and influencers
Familiarity of current and evolving regulatory frameworks by financial regulators
Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills at the CxO level.
Works collaboratively and demonstrates sound business, commercial and ethical judgment.
Experienced in working with global teams in a matrix structure; Strong team building skills, adept at managing conflict.
Proficient in program management, including stakeholder management.
Excellent analytical skills, including financial analysis and excel modelling.
Comfortable in managing competing demands on time, priorities in ambiguous situations.
Flexibility and balanced outlook is essential.