Category Procurement Manager
Category Procurement Manager (ICT)
Liverpool, L1 4AA
Salary: Fixed Point Salary (£31,500 - £33,000)
Permanent – 35 hours per week
Housingrecruit.com is advertising for a Category Procurement Manager on behalf of our client. They are one of the largest registered providers of social housing, made up of seven social housing, development and property management organisations operating in a federated structure based solely in the North West of England.
In April 2017, they brought the Group together under the Onward brand to signal their intention to increase their impact and to make a greater contribution to the communities and customers they serve. They are delivering a major transformation change programme, in the way in which they deliver services and how they are structured as a business.
As part of a continued focus on developing and shaping their customer services and supporting their wider operational teams, they are looking for a Category Procurement Manager (ICT) to join their Procurement team.
Reporting to the Head of Procurement, you will provide specialist knowledge and expertise of the ICT category ensuring value for money is delivered through new and existing commercial and contractual arrangements resulting in reduced risk and improved overall business outcomes. Assisting your ICT colleagues (and other colleagues as required) on all aspects of procurement including sourcing options, contract specifications, forms of contract, tender packaging and pricing strategies.
This post will support, develop and manage the procurement of ICT systems and services in line with internal and external regulation to enable the delivery of value for money. You will negotiate and lead discussions, in conjunction with others if appropriate, relating to ICT hardware and software purchasing, procurement contracts, renewals and extensions.
Our client is looking for an experienced Category Procurement Manager, with proven market knowledge of sourcing and acquisitions, vendor management and supply management. To be successful, it is essential you have a proven track record of delivering high levels of support service to customers and successfully delivering on operational plans. You will need to be proactive to develop data and performance services and improve services.
Closing Date: 15th March 2018
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