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  • Job reference: RMS0125744

Buyer - Senior IT Project Services - 24287

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/08/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/09/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
IT Senior Buyer - Strategic Project Services An IT project Senior Buyer who has a broad background in the procurement of services, software and hardware with respect to high value, complex IT projects. Requirement to support internal IT function with respect to: potentially supervise 1 direct report price and terms and conditions negotiation providing commercial leadership taking responsibility for conducting the tender / competition process processing Purchase Orders commitments on behalf of Jaguar Land Rover having knowledge/expertise in relation to supplier quotations maximising all available economies of scale and influencing the demand in order to optimise specification, marketplace opportunities and value for money

Skills Required:
Ability to think strategically Supplier quotation evaluation Commodity Knowledge of IT Negotiation of both price and terms and conditions Business Acumen / Commercial Outlook Empathy and the Ability to Arbitrate Leadership ability Ability and confidence to interface with senior IT stakeholders. Stand-alone competence Competence on Microsoft Office

Skills Preferred:
A detailed understanding of terms and conditions pertaining to IT project services

Experience Required:
Prior experience in managing a small team Previous experience in procuring, and negotiating high value, complex projects often in a time constrained

Experience Preferred:
Experience in procuring and negotiating projects involving deployment of SAP products

Education Required:
Degree and/or CIPS qualification

Education Preferred:
Competence in project management
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