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Technical Sourcing Lead

£280 - £300 per day
Apply2019-11-22 10:49:312020-09-20GCS Recruitment

Technical Sourcing Lead

Date posted: November 22, 2019
£280 - £300 per day
REST OF EUROPE, Europe
Freelance/Contract
Job description

Role Title: Technology Sourcing Lead

Location: Strand, London

Contract Duration: 3 Months (With the view to extend to 6 months)

Summary Description of Role

The Technology Sourcing shall be responsible for supporting the Technology Category Leads to maximise their third party technology spend across multiple initiatives - with responsibility for the end to end sourcing process.

Principal Accountabilities

* Support the relevant Category Lead to deliver agreed targets

* Execute preferred supplier lists, sourcing strategies, manage risk, drive innovation and manage suppliers

* Partner and develop effective relationships with stakeholders - translating business priorities into sourcing initiatives that deliver agreed outcomes

* Support the sourcing processes across all business units to ensure best value for them.

* Deliver measurable savings against agreed targets

* Work in collaboration with the extended team to drive function wide objectives

* In conjunction with legal, ensure sourcing contracts protect their interests and drive robust risk strategies whilst promoting sustainability and diversity

* Conduct tactical sourcing projects (including vendor screening) via approved channels and facilitates storage of associated contracts as per agreed processes

Qualifications/Experience/Education

* 5+ years relevant experience

* Articulate with strong communication, and people skills

* Experience of both virtual and physical global teams

* Ability to lead by influence rather than authority when necessary

* Problem solving and project management skills

* Evidence of managing supplier relationships and negotiating third party agreements

* Solid experience of managing the end to end sourcing process

* Natural curiosity

* Knowledge of technology trends, market and suppliers

* Natural ability to interact positively with all internal stakeholders across cultures, countries, and professional disciplines

* Able to maintain impartiality and drive business outcomes in accordance with agreed timescales

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: TSLDM_1574419771

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