Role details

Software IT Buyer

London   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Software Buyer. Previously experience essential. London based.
  • £55k plus package

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

  • 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 internal network of countries' users, Business Unit stakeholders & experts involved
  • 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 delivere

The Successful Applicant

Strong client / business acumen

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • Significant experience and expertise in Purchasing IS&T services equipment and supplies including proven successful designed and implemented strategies
  • A robust experience in negotiating and managing international Software and Data Centre contracts is required
  • A second experience in Operations or Finance would be an advantage
  • Fluency in English. An additional language would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of procurement principles, theories and processes
  • Effective leadership, technology expertise and project management skills with a proven ability to drive cross-functional project teams in a matrix organisation
  • Ability to work on complex procurement problems and provide innovative solutions
  • Good Negotiation skills.
  • Very good sales, verbal and written communication, presentation
  • Strategic vision and tactical capabilities
  • Good financial data management and analytical skills, problem solving and reporting
  • Continuous improvement mind set and methodology

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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