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IT Buyer

Salary £53000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Sector
Job Ref HQ00046615
Published 11 days ago

Job Description

Macildowie is pleased to be recruiting an experienced IT Buyer for a large employer based in Northampton. This exciting purchasing role supports a rapidly growing IT department, will be responsible for souring appropriate IT products and services, not only for the large IT department for use across all business units within the organisation.

Reporting to the IT Procurement Manager, some of the key responsibilities are as follows:

* Identify, initiate and deliver cost saving initiatives against agreed financial targets
* Utilise procurement process including RFI/RFQ's;
* Contribute effective procurement consultancy advice and assistance to both IT and the business
* Ensure contractual obligations are adhered to
* Proactively identify and effectively manage business risks
* Negotiate terms & conditions and pricing in conjunction with legal support
* Influence change and process improvements

In addition, you will need to display the following skills and abilities:

* Higher education in a business related field
* Experience in a previous IT procurement role
* Experience of best practice procurement and contract management processes
* Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
* Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

This role with offer a salary depending upon experience of up to £58,000 plus bonus, and share save scheme

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the regions premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at www.macildowie.com.

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