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IT Procurement Lead - Leading Insurance Group

Others

6 February 2023

Hong Kong

Our client, a leading bank, is looking for an IT Procurement Lead for their upcoming transformation programme. The selected candidate will be leading the programme-wise IT procurement. Senior Management role working with IT senior leadership.


Responsibilities:


  • Manage the procurement and vendor management of IT Services vendors.

  • Develop and implement IT sourcing strategy as well as lead all aspects of IT vendor contracting, management, and relationship.

  • Drive the RFP process and work with the stakeholders on vendor evaluations.

  • Achieve cost savings targets, SLAs/KPIs, and quality improvement while maintaining strong ongoing vendor relationships.

  • Manage long-term, strategic relationships between IT organizations and vendors.

  • Maintain cost-effective technology solutions with the right strategies.

  • Manage the budget and control IT Procurement for the IT Department.

  • Maintain contact with IT suppliers and keep up-to-date knowledge of current technology, equipment, prices, and terms of agreements to minimize the investment required to meet established service levels.

  • Evaluate alternatives, perform an appropriate cost-benefit analysis, and recommends optimal solutions commensurate with acceptable risks.

  • Manage all IT procurement activities while leading the Procurement team

  • Prepare reports on the performance and health of the IT vendor portfolio and compliance with the sourcing/outsourcing strategy.


Requirements:


  • At least 8 years of IT Procurement experience.

  • Strong vendor and project management knowledge and a proven track record.

  • Sound knowledge of enterprise technology knowledge across infrastructure (Cloud / Server / Database / Network), applications, and ITIL framework.

  • Strong knowledge of the industry knowledge in procurement policies, procedures, practices, and rules.

  • Strong team management skills, analytic skills, planning, budgetary control, etc.

  • Excellent verbal / written communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent influencing/negotiation and relationship development skills

  • University degree in Computer Science / Business Administration or related fields

  • Strong Communications skills in Chines(Cantonese) and English.


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