Software/IT Procurement Manager
Your new company
You will join one of the largest professional services organisations in the world. They have a global footprint in over 150 countries, employing over 250,000 people with a global revenue of over $40bn. The organisation promotes a collaborative and innovative working environment that promotes career development and personal growth.
Your new role
You will be responsible for global technology procurement initiatives focusing on the full remit of IT. Your role will cover, Software, Hardware, Networks, Infrastructure, Data Centres, Cloud/SaaS, cyber etc. but you will have a particular focus on Software procurement. They are looking for someone that has a good level of experience across strategic sourcing, category management, and supplier due diligence in global complex environments. You will gain exposure to very senior stakeholders, and your role will focus on day-to-day renewals, contract negotiations, and collaborations with stakeholders to ensure requirements are understood.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need experience with software procurement and in particular cloud/SaaS licensing and risks. Exposure in global environments is essential as you will be working closely with stakeholders across the business to deliver maximum value from a commercial, cost/risk perspective. Stakeholder engagement skills are very important, as in a professional services firm, they can be more challenging than other types of companies. You will need to be able to demonstrate in interviews that you have delivered value in the IT/software space in previous global organisations.
What you'll get in return
You will join a firm who has an excellent reputation, and aside from the competitive salary, they have a comprehensive benefits package and a good bonus. They value their people and have a lot of opportunity for people to grow professionally and add volumes of strong experience to your CV.
What you need to do now
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