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IT Procurement Manager

Salary:
£50,000 - £60,000
Location:
Hove
Company:
Legal & General

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Your role at a glance

Are you looking for your next challenge within Procurement? We are looking for an experienced IT Procurement Manager to join our Group Procurement team in Hove. In this role you’ll be managing the sourcing and contracting processes relating to IT activities throughout the procurement lifecycle. The aim is to ensure delivery of the desired outcomes within the risk appetite and identify and deliver additional value into the Legal & General supply chain through interaction with business stakeholders and suppliers.

What you'll be doing
  • Manage and lead commercial relationships with suppliers to ensure sourcing and contracting is carried out in accordance with regulatory, risk and business requirements in a timely manner
  • Ensure all contracting and commitment to spend is undertaken and governed in accordance with good practice and authorities
  • Implement and manage IT Procurement controls and governance in the context of the relevant policies and risk and regulatory frameworks
  • Conduct sourcing activities and negotiation for renewals, in-life negotiations and new supplier engagements ensuring relevant control and governance requirements are met, as demand dictates
  • Actively identify and lead opportunities to drive value and improve performance of potential supply base. Actively seek ways to reduce cost and risk and improve performance and value
  • Support the development of best practise methodology for IT Procurement through the application of rigorous and effective contract management policy and process, including comprehensive understanding of supplier agreements and strategy, applicable business unit strategy, business plan and key stakeholders
What we're looking for
  • Qualification in CIPS preferred
  • Strong knowledge of IT contracts and frameworks including hosting, software and services models in the context of Financial Services
  • Good knowledge of contracting principles and associated legal frameworks
  • Understanding of IT service management
  • Understanding of financial models
  • Understanding of regulatory environment and impacts on commercial IT agreements
  • Proven commercial skills and command of sourcing strategies and ability to tailor approach
  • Proven negotiation skills with track record of delivering value at pace
  • Excellent communication, verbal and written, including production of reporting, business cases and governance papers
Benefits

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products. Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

About L&G

As a company, to be one of the world's largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature. And we're a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term - for everyone. To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we're committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it. So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

About the business area

From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms – our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

Our commitment to Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

For more information please contact Chloe McCauley - Chloe.McCauley@landg.com.

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