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IT Commercial Lead

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 12/01/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 05/01/2018
ADVERTISED SALARY: £40,000 - £50,000

LOCATION: Coventry, West Midlands


An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.
 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Every product. Every process. Every environment. Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us within our Purchasing teams, and you’ll be the driving force behind it all.

 

An exciting opportunity to join the IT Procurement team has just opened within the indirect procurement team at Jaguar Land Rover. Every moment of every day, IT keeps Jaguar Land Rover moving in the right direction. Without it, our business simply cannot evolve, so the products you procure here will have a real impact.

 

As an IT Procurement Professional you’ll have the opportunity to join a fast paced team responsible for enabling us to be at the forefront of technology, as it becomes ever more critical to the future of automotive.

 

As Commercial Lead you’ll be accountable for the contractual and commercial aspects of technology contracts within the team. The role will involve leading on the resolution of commercial issues, commercial negotiations, and contractual compliance. In addition there may be local sourcing required to support IT category strategy.

 

As an IT commercial expert you’ll manage critical and strategic IT contracts and supplier relationships in a complex multi-project and multi-geography environment. You’ll work with a wide variety of suppliers and contracts including niche and large global players, each of which will require a different procurement approach.

 

Finally, you’ll liaise with stakeholders and suppliers to create effective working relationships to ensure that we realise the value negotiated into contracts during sourcing to ensure that cost, risk, and service requirements are met.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

You’ll have previous experience of working within a commercial IT Procurement role, this will include working with IT outsource contracts and the negotiation of commercial terms and agreements. You’ll be an individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. The ability to travel when required will be expected.

 

BENEFITS

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

 

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


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