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IT Buyer

Salary £55000.00 - £60000 per annum
Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00046615
Published about 1 year 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 £60,000 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

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