Senior IT Buyer

Senior IT Buyer Permanent – £40,000 – £50,000 – Coventry
Excipion currently have a new opportunity for an experienced IT Buyer to work for a leading Utilities company in Coventry. As an experienced Senior Buyer you will be the go to person for the I.T Category, helping to set up the IS function delivering on the business needs.

Your responsibilities:
You’ll be defining and implementing the category strategy for your given area of support, leading the Procurement and Contract Management requirements within the IS category
Create and deliver a category strategy identifying future commercial opportunities
Proactively lead all tendering and supplier selection processes, implement the contracts including the development of SLAs and KPIs
Responsible for Supplier Relationship Management and Contract Management

The ideal candidate will have:
At least 2 years IT procurement with a proven track record for delivering robust category management
Experience and knowledge of Procurement processes, tools and sourcing strategies
Excellent negotiation skills
Strong stakeholder management and communication
The ability to define and measure benefits, including Total Cost of Ownership
Knowledge and understanding of supplier dynamics in the IT and Telecoms area
Able to bring creative and innovative ideas to delivering procurement solutions
Project management skills
Technical understanding of IT technologies and services

If you are interested in applying or would like further information then do not hesitate to get in touch with me today by emailing

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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