An industry leader in the financial services and trading sector that is experiencing strong growth, has opened a newly created position for a Procurement Manager, overseeing strategic Technology spend with a primary focus on datacenter, hardware, and market data commodities. This role will come with high visibility and a strong platform for growth in leading the company in cost savings and transforming sourcing strategies with critical suppliers.
This role will require autonomy and strategic mindset of the candidate, as well as expertise within IT, datacenter sourcing, and thriving in a fast-paced environment. This position has the ability to grow into a managerial function as the team continues to scale!
The IT Procurement Manager will be responsible for:
Creating and executing fully integrated long-term strategic plans to meet objectives and leveraging spend across hardware, data center, and market data categories
Executing successful supplier sourcing and negotiation to influence supply capabilities, efficiency, and effectiveness, as well as managing existing relationships with industry-leading technology vendors
Lead negotiations, strategic sourcing, supplier selection, and identify risks
Collaborating with key stakeholders to proactively identify value-driven activities that deliver savings, working capital and continuous quality improvement
The IT Procurement Manager should have the following qualifications:
Proven ability to successfully negotiate contracts and terms with high-risk, industry-leading suppliers while bringing in cost-savings and rapid delivery
8+ years Sourcing & Category Management experience in categories such as IT, hardware, services, infrastructure, data center
Accountability and ownership of responsibilities and proven ability of meeting assigned deadlines
Bachelor's degree (Master's Degree a Plus)
Working with an industry leader with opportunities for growth into the succession plan of IT Procurement
Highly competitive compensation package
Competitive benefits package with a focus on well-being and work-life balance, such as catered breakfast and lunch!
Ability to grow and influence within the organization, working directly alongside leadership in a highly-visible, highly-influential role
If you are interested in the IT Procurement Manager role, then please do not hesitate to apply today.