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.
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.
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.