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IT Procurement Specialist

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Naperville, United States

  • New role within an growing and Global IT Sourcing Team

  • Take on new categories within IT (HW, SW, Telecom, Digital, Services)

About Our Client

Our client is one the largest manufacturing and industrial companies based in the greater Chicago area. They have knack for acquiring well-performing companies and turning them into top of the line businesses. With an equally heavy focus on developing the best people, our client has become an employer of choice for all professionals looking to expand their career.

Job Description

The IT Procurement Specialist will be involved with but not limited to the following:

  • All IT category sourcing strategies (HW,SW, Telecom, Infrastructure. Services) from gathering market data and best suppliers in the region, as well as future partners for the business.
  • RFP process and negotiation for Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.
  • Working with the Senior Director of the group on all sourcing initiatives, supplier analysis / bench marking, and process improvement projects underway
  • Establishing supplier score carding and partnering with internal stakeholders on supplier performance issues etc.
  • Develop and foster relationships with internal stakeholders (Director to VP level), to help influence and expand on the existing procurement mandate
  • Monthly and quarter reporting on savings, price variances, quality level and execution time

The Successful Applicant

The qualified candidate will have the following background and experience

  • 3-5 years IT sourcing experience within 2-3 categories such as Software, Hardware, Telecom, Infrastructure or Services.
  • Strong influencing ability and skill set with multiple stakeholders on regional level.
  • Ability to work in complex, corporate environments and on global scale

What's on Offer

You will not find many roles in Chicago with this scale and exposure within IT Procurement. For all those looking to take that next level within their procurement career, apply now.


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