Are you a seasoned IT Procurement professional with a passion for innovation and technology? Do you excel in negotiating and building strong relationships with vendors? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
An industry-leading and growing Fortune 500 company is seeking a highly motivated and experienced IT Procurement Manager to join their supply chain team. As the IT Procurement Manager, you will play a crucial role in driving procurement strategy devlopment and ensuring seamless operations of the IT procurement processes and overall business function.
- Develop and implement effective global IT procurement strategies aligned with the company's objectives.
- Identify and evaluate potential vendors, negotiate contracts, and establish long-term relationships to ensure competitive pricing and quality service delivery.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including IT, finance, and legal, to understand their requirements and provide effective procurement solutions.
- Monitor market trends and technological advancements to stay updated on the best procurement practices and opportunities for cost savings.
- Conduct risk assessments and implement measures to mitigate potential risks associated with procurement activities.
- Streamline procurement processes, enhance efficiency, and foster continuous improvement within the procurement function.
- Maintain accurate records of procurement activities and prepare insightful reports for management review.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.
- Proven experience as an IT Procurement Manager or in a similar procurement leadership role.
- Strong understanding of IT products and services, software licensing, and hardware procurement, with 4+ years of experience in the space
- Exceptional negotiation and communication skills to effectively interact with vendors and internal stakeholders.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze data, make data-driven decisions, and achieve cost-saving targets.
- Proficient in procurement software and tools to streamline processes and improve efficiency.
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
- A team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
If interested in playing a critical role in said company's expansion and development, while also taking the next step in your career, don't hesitate to apply.