IT Software Sourcing Specialist
IT Software Procurement Sourcing Specialist for a Leading BPO provider based in Central London
Your new company
This company are a procurement Business Process Outsource (BPO) provider, offering bespoke services for clients globally. 2018 was a busy year for this organisation winning lots of new clients globally. They serve many financial services clients amongst other more exciting and varied industries spanning Europe, America, and APAC. You will join a wider sourcing team consisting of sourcing professionals covering, outsourcing & offshoring, HR, Professional Services, Travel, Market Data, Real Estate, FM, and Marketing.
Your new role
You will be responsible for end-to-end IT category sourcing, predominantly focused on Software/SaaS. You will also get involved with other sub categories such as infrastructure, including, telecoms, data centres and hardware. Day to day, you will lead sourcing initiatives, conduct tenders and conduct supplier selection as part of your role. You will conduct contract renegotiations and have the ability to quickly understand business requirements to allow you to shape deals to meet business requirements.
What you'll need to succeed
Strong stakeholder engagement skills are very important as part of this role as you will be liaising with internal stakeholders as well as external clients. You will need to be able to confidently analyse and read contracts, reviewing, SLAs, T&Cs and clauses etc, with the focus on mitigating risk.
Strong negotiation skills are a given and you will need to have had experience delivering value to previous organisations, in terms of cost, risk and complexity.
With a role at this level, you need to have had previous experience with IT (software) sourcing, with knowledge of the supplier market and an eye for detail for trends/innovations.
What you'll get in return
In return you will experience lots of autonomy and exposure to the financial services sector within a more relaxed working environment! You will receive a competitive salary as well as some flexible working. You will be part of a growing outsourced outfit with the real potential to create a big impact on the profitability of the business, as such you will be eligible for a bonus scheme as well as wider package benefits.
What you need to do now
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