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IT Procurement Lead

IT Procurement Lead

Job Title: IT Procurement Lead
Contract Type: Perm
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Reference: 1716
Contact Name: Fabienne Javier
Job Published: August 11, 2020 16:20

Job Description

Our client is a large Technology Driven Blue-Chip Enterprise, who are currently expanding their Procurement function as well as driving a Procurement Transformation Program of work. They are seeking an IT Procurement Lead to support the exaction of IT Procurement related activity in a very large and complex Technology Function covering, datacentre builds, software builds, 3rd party enterprise systems implementations, cloud adoption etc)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency
  • Work with senior Technology stakeholder to help delivery procurement requirements
  • Assess Procurement needs across a variety of diverse technology programs that are multi year and have large multi-million USD budgets attached
  • Manage commercial frameworks around large complex programs including technology vendors supplying services as well as physical hardware purchases
  • Support the implementation of high-performing strategic procurement and category management that delivers optimum value for the company
  • Proactively engage with key stakeholders and support the department conducting business review meetings to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities
  • Drive Procurement best practise at all times
  • Maintaining a strategic approach to managing and delivering transformation activities
  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results
  • Review current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate

 

Required Skills:

  • University degree holder in Information Technology, or related disciplines
  • At least 8 years of related experience, especially in the Information and Communication Technology sector
  • Strong knowledge of strategic sourcing and procurement tools and techniques
  • Experience supporting the IT Procurement of an Enterprise sized organisation
  • Strong understanding of physical hardware, software licensing and technology vendors
  • Proven third party vendor management experience and implementation commercial agreements
  • Worked with key technology leaders
  • Exposed to enterprise sized procurement budgets within technology
  • Able to establish, influence and maintain collaborative partnerships and engage in effective negotiations with a broad range of parties.
  • Strong communication skills with good business acumen
  • Ability to lead change programme
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English

 

If interested with this role, please send your cv to fabienne@mainstayasia.com with IT Procurement Lead in the subject heading.