IT Procurement Manager

Commercial

Job Number: 18472

Location: Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

IT Procurement Manager

North Acton, London

IT Procurement Manager is needed to support Group IT Head of Procurement with leading and developing in the following areas:

  • Manage Procurement activities
  • Engage and manage outsourced Sourcing activities (BPO & ITO)
  • Manage Software & IT Asset activities
  • Support in providing Procurement consultancy services to internal functions
  • Manage BPO and ITO Procurement reviews including PWO’s with strategic partners
  • Support the management of IT spend data and reporting

 

You will support management of strategic approach across supplier engagement, contracting, category spend and Procurement sales activities.  The role will require end-to-end development and delivery of Procurement solutions and business plans.  This will involve evaluating optimal contracting efficiencies, compliance, price, value and operational (now & into the future) benefits to DCG and include delivering and monitoring efficiency (Total cost of ownership) targets.

You will:

Support:

  • Continued improvement in attitude, engagement across the business, succession planning and talent management across the IT function as part of the IT SLT
  • Develop and support working practices / co-ordination with the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) team ensuring ongoing value for money and the delivery of innovative & differentiated Procurement solutions to DCG
  • Co-ordinate cross country Sourcing activities where and if required
  • Work in cooperation with the Governance team to ensure UK&I IT requirements
  • Provide Procurement support to IT Transformation & wider change agenda for the UK&I
  • Correct Procurement relationships (and contractual provisions) are in place to deliver the SLA’s for IT Services as agreed with the UK&I Business Leaders
  • Ensuring IT continually delivers best value to the UK&I Business through strong budget management
  • Provide Procurement support for Group Functions and European Markets that draw on Services from the UK&I IT Team, including CWS, Nordics, Greece
  • Ensure Procurement alignment of key IT support services including Group Legal, Finance, HR, etc. to support effective introduction of new Procurement relationships and the ongoing management of existing contracts.

 

You will need:

  • Competent in purchase management software and automated procurement systems as well as SAM modelling, P2P and integration of new Procurement systems
  • Experience of managing large scale outsourcing transitions and ongoing major partner relationships
  • Experience in leading high performing teams in Procurement, Procurement and SRM environments
  • Experience in retail and telecoms

 

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.