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Software Procurement Manager - Technology

Ref no. BHN557445
Location City of Preston, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Software Procurement Manager - £59.40ph UMB - Preston - 12 months

Key skills required for this role

Procurement Manager, software procurement, MCIPS


Software Procurement Manager

Job description

As a Software Procurement Manager, you will lead in managing the software category with a focus on the procurement lifecycle and category management of a range of products, projects and services across a number of business units. As the subject matter expert you will represent IPS meeting with other business units and functional areas supporting in strategy creation and implementation/ deployment to meet the operational needs of the business.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with the breadth of Indirect Procurement across multiple category's and sectors. You will be provided with complexity and opportunities for career progression in a shared service environment.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Procurement Manager will involve:

As a member of the Technology Procurement Management team, the role holder will direct and /or influence:

  • The development and implementation of a Software category strategy covering UK & RoW
  • Negotiation and delivery of Enterprise Agreements for software requirements
  • Management of contracts at various stages of contract lifecycle requiring strong commercial acumen
  • Implement strategic supplier relationship management with key suppliers
  • People management of the software subcategory (circa 12-15 people)
  • Engage cross-functional and cross-business stakeholders in software category management and strategy development, whilst also supporting the creation of technology roadmaps
  • Change management of the team to drive operational excellence
  • Complex issue management related to the software category

Your skills and qualifications:

MCIPS Qualified or studying towards

Experience of procurement processes and strategy development

Leading Supplier Management of Key Suppliers

Experience of contract negotiations

Experience of team management

Experience of Technology or software market (desirable)

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