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  • IT Procurement Manager

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 21-Dec-2018
  • Job reference: 18420

Job Description

To enable our IT Department to continue to provide an exceptional service across the business we are looking for an IT Procurement Manager to execute procurement of IT products and services, using  best practice procurement and commercial techniques; providing procurement advice on a timely basis and ensuring that procurement value is derived.


You’ll be responsible for:


  • Manage procurement process including RFI/RFQs, preparation of brief/bid documents, supplier selection process and pricing analysis. Ensure selection of most appropriate supplier including assessment of capability, capacity and financial standing.

  • Negotiation of terms and conditions and pricing in conjunction with legal support and key stakeholders (as appropriate); demonstrate value for money and ensure most appropriate commercial relationship and pricing model.

  • Responsible for discrete savings initiatives & targets, including reporting and ensuring key contracts are managed in life.

  • Reviewing business requirements and budgets in conjunction with service owners, the sourcing requirements of IT and the business to help balance discretionary and non-discretionary spend.

  • Negotiate best value for money agreements for products and services that enhance the proposition to our customers and ensure business expectations are realised with regards to price, quality, and timescales.

  • Proactively identify and effectively manage business risks within relevant sourcing categories.


What do I need to have?


Experience within Senior Procurement roles with experience of negotiating large scale IT contracts and experience of leadership responsibility managing teams and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders. Knowledge of vendor IT market, its competitors and market trends. Knowledge of market trends in contract and pricing models, service delivery and performance management.


Why us?


We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.


Despite our size, we’ve got the values of a family run business. So there has never been a better time to join us.  And if, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of perks on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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