Strategic Sourcing Manager, IT & Technology

  • Dublin
  • Confidential
Strategic Sourcing Manager, IT & Technology - Global FTSE 100 FMCG Player - Dublin - £50,000 - 90,000 + Bonus & Benefits This iconic FTSE 100 FMCG brand has enjoyed explosive growth during the last 5 years, and with continued expansion forecasted over the next 5, coupled with an influx of board - Level investment in best - In - Class procurement, now is an exciting time tbe joining this close - Knit Strategic Sourcing team. Now the business has created a senior position for a passionate Procurement specialist tbe a major contributor in winning business support and driving towards best - Ractice. As Strategic Sourcing Manager, IT & Technology you will own a complex £ Multi - Million spend across IT Software, IT Services, Hardware & Telecoms and benefit from a personally tailored development plan tensure your growth within the Strategic Sourcing function. Strategic Sourcing Manager, IT & Technology role overview: Being the Strategic Sourcing Lead Software, Hardware and Professional Services subcategories: Including Licensing, Application Development and Maintenance, Cloud, Data Centres, Servers, Storage etc Negotiating with market leadingTechnology vendors / suppliers such as SAP, HP, Dell, Oracle, IBM, as well as niche Software vendors for bespoke packages, using your supplier relationship management skills tleverage longer term commercial advantages for the business as well as cost savings Project leading / sourcing strategies, owning the cradle - To - Grave procurement process including RFP, RFQ etc Regular interaction with an executive level stakeholder community, winning support for far - Reaching procurement initiatives Required procurement experience & qualifications: Strong procurement and strategic sourcing experience within established companies, with at least 2 years specialising in IT & Technology categories Track record of progression within your procurement career thus far, stepping from Buyer tSenior Buyer tProcurement Manager / Manager within a short space of time Degree / MCIPS qualifications preferable though not essentialThis is an excellent procurement opportunity for a charismatic procurement professional looking twork in an intelligent and collaborative environment, lead strategic and high - Value procurement projects, and progress one's career towards Senior Management & Procurement Directorship.