Role details

Global Senior IT Buyer

City of London   •   £50,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • IT Generalist required for Global role. Hardware/Software/Services.London based.
  • Excellent progression. £55k.

About Our Client

Our client is one of the UK & world leading catering businesses, with a portfolio of events that any other would be jealous of. They have catered for a range of events, from sports events to hundreds of UK hospitals. Only using the finest and most sustainable products, their food and beverages are to the industries highest standard and ensure that all customer service is always quality.

Job Description

  • Liaise with regional IS&T and Purchasing teams to capture/ define business needs
  • Coordinate a network of regional / country Stakeholders ( IS&T, Supply,..)
  • Analyse & watch supplier market capacities and opportunities ( including innovation)
  • Recommend and Implement category plans with cost reduction objectives
  • Launch and manage purchasing initiatives/ tenders/ negotiations
  • Draft & manage international supplier's contracts and SLA's
  • Deploy the supply management risk policy to international suppliers
  • Manage and deliver the Supply Management Business Plan (Gross savings, income,… )
  • Manage the internal network of countries' users, Business Unit stakeholders & experts involved
  • Define purchasing strategy based on Group strategy, suppliers market & business needs
  • Lead international purchasing projects to select the best suppliers and deliver optimized value
  • Manage the relations with the suppliers at global level (contract, implementation, performance, innovation)
  • Build the tools, process & indicators to value the actual savings & other benefits delivered

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • IT experience in procurement in Hardware, Software and Services
  • Significant experience and expertise in Purchasing IS&T services equipment and supplies including proven successful designed and implemented strategies
  • A second experience in Operations or Finance would be an advantage
  • Strong client / business acumen
  • International profile / orientation

What's on Offer

Our client is one of the UK & world leading catering businesses, with a portfolio of events that any other would be jealous of. They have catered for a range of events, from sports events to hundreds of UK hospitals. Only using the finest and most sustainable products, their food and beverages are to the industries highest standard and ensure that all customer service is always quality.

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