Manager - IT Procurement

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  • Other India
  • Confidential
  • 8-15 years
  • 30 Sep 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

- Establishing IT category strategies across a broad range of indirect spend.

- Mapping key Stakeholders, securing buy-in and support, building relationships and engagement

- Operating as an advocate of Procurement; selling the benefits and raising the profile of Sourcing

- Delivering commercial value through leveraging spends, developing and implementing robust sourcing strategies.

- Driving innovation and challenging historic principles and practices

- Demonstrable depth of procurement experience and knowledge of strategic sourcing methodologies, ideally across a broad range of IT Procurement

- Is expected to currently managing spend of 100crores

- Managing the following categories - HR (Recruitment consultants), Training, Marketing, Off sites, media, conferences, events spend.

- Candidate must be a pro-active self-starter with a dynamic and resilient nature working in a fast-paced, challenging environment.

- Consultative style, with an ability to engage/influence internal stakeholders building trust through knowledge and delivery.

- Strong negotiator with ability to demonstrate solid savings delivery to date.

- Demonstrates 'blue-chip' experience; encompassing exposure to international sourcing projects

- Ideally MCIPS and/or Degree qualified

Qualifications and Skills:

- Ideally MCIPS and/or Degree qualified

- Minimum 8 years of IT Procurement experience.

- Experience in strategic sourcing and negotiations of contracts.

- Must have analytical, problem solving, team building, strategic sourcing and change management skills.

- Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills

- Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills

- Extremely well organized and detailed oriented with demonstrated follow-up skills

- Strong Financial aptitude

- Proficient in PC applications to include: MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Experience and Background:

- Professional work ethic and result orientation that is targeted towards managing the objectives.

- Self -motivated and high attention to detail.

- Ability to effectively work in cross-functional work groups.

- Keen sense of responsibility, solid professional standards, excellent track record of dependability.

- Excellent interpersonal skills: verbal and written. 

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Strategic Sourcing Marketing Result Orientation

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