Our client is a well-established financial services company.
Reporting to the Function Head, the right incumbent will be responsible for handling requests for hardware and software systems with a focus on meeting the technology need, quality, cost control and timely delivery.
Organizes, manages and reviews all technology requests in compliance with procurement procedures.
Designs and ensures implementation of procurement strategy and policy for the company.
Procures IT hardware and software systems in the most cost effective way, ensuring timely delivery and accordance with outlined specifications.
Analyzes costs and scenarios and carries out benchmarking, in order to secure competitive prices for IT systems.
Monitors the execution of tenders, actively participates in contract negotiations, evaluates and approves proposals.
Establishes and manages procurement budgets and identifies the costs of procurement in order to apply methods to reduce them.
Initiates and maintains strategic partnerships with external suppliers to build strong, long-term business relationships.