Sourcing Lead (IT Procurement) - Leading Financial Institution

Company: Aston Carter
Location: London, England
Industry: Public Sector and Government, Business Transformation and Change Management, Other
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
ID: PLJT0847
Posted: 05 Nov 2019

Job Description:

Keywords: IT, Procurement, Sourcing, Contracts, Negotiation, Public Sector, Infrastructure, Software

My client is a leading financial services institution that is transforming their procurement function, taking the opportunity to upskill their team and become more proactive in both their sourcing and category management.

You will have the opportunity to design, shape and mold the direction of the IT Procurement department, providing innovative solutions and approaches to sourcing and contract negotiation.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Strong IT Sourcing / Procurement experience with a background in the Public Sector, but looking to work in a financial services institution

  • Demonstrated excellent negotiation skills, particularly pricing decreasing and exiting

  • Hands-on contract negotiation experience by themselves

  • Ability to hit the ground running and be a capable leader

  • Knowledge of PCR 2015 (Public Contracts Regulations)
Those that feel they are a strong candidate for the role should forward their CVs to jtippett@astoncarter (.com)

Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at

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About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

James Tippett
TEL : +44 20 7997 7220

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