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      July 19,2022
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    IT Procurement Manager

    Wat ga je doen

    The IT Procurement Manager is responsible for procurement of a growing IT budget across Hardware, Software, Telecoms, Infrastructure and Professional Services. This includes analyzing contracts and ensuring that the right conditions are negotiated.

    Context and scope
    As the IT Strategic Buyer, you will be joining a team who oversees a growing IT budget across Hardware, Software, Telecoms, Infrastructure, and Professional Services for multiple Pon companies. You must be able to adapt quickly to business needs and be ready to take on projects across the whole spectrum of IT products and services. You will be working in close partnership with the Senior contract manager and IT Leadership team to deliver optimum value to the IT spend.

    You have the ability to implement and maintain solid working processes. You align and work closely with the Senior Contract manager within Pon IT. You report to the Manager Central Services.

    Your key responsibilities

      Prepare and execute contract negotiations

      Ensure final contract is created and signed within Pon in accordance to the applicable Bill of Authority (BoA)

      Initiate timely actions on prolonging contracts

      Support supplier and vendor management process on a strategic and tactical level

      Ensure contracts remain up-to-date and in line with Corporate IT, Finance, Legal and Purchasing policies

      Review and negotiate contracts with suppliers across all IT spend areas to ensure optimal rates are achieved

      Lead end to end RFPs, contract negotiations, license renewals, and any other strategic and operational requirements for IT, mitigating risk and ensuring legal and security compliance.

      Apply your expertise in IT Licensing models to implement more effective commercial processes

      Work effectively with international teams to reach a common goal of delivering hard P&L savings to the business

      Bring significant strategic procurement experience in the areas of IT to help further boost the capabilities of the team

    Key Responsibilities

      Support supplier and vendor management process on a strategic and tactic level

      Ability to align and influence like IT Directors and Business IT stakeholders

    Your KPIs

      Customer satisfaction

      Savings and cost avoidance

      Quality and quantity of contracts according to agreed policies

      Up-to-date documentation and contract management system

    Wat vragen we van jou

    The colleagues and suppliers that work with you experience you as a trusted partner. You are courageous and determined to get the best results for Pon. You are strong at networking and you manage your stakeholders effectively. You have a clear vision on your field of expertise and are able to balance the long term and short term implications of decisions. You have strong analytical capabilities and focus on collaboration. As lead of strategic sourcing, you act decisively and autonomously while being sensitive to the interests of different groups in the organization.

    Must haves

      Bachelor degree or equivalent by experience

      5 years of IT Procurement or Sales experience

      Seasoned professional in strategic IT Procurement

      Strong contracting and negotiation skills

      Experience in leading international commercial procurement projects

      Demonstrated ability to manage senior stakeholders

      Excellent communication skills and experienced to present at Executive level

      High level understanding of relevant legislation

      Fluent in Dutch and English, written and spoken

      Solid track record of delivering savings and process improvements

      Strong commercial knowledge, knowledge of procurement processes and tools

    Wat bieden wij

      A competitive salary (between €4.000,- and €6.300,- gross)

      A performance bonus of up to 15%

      A pass from ‘Shuttel’

      A cell phone and laptop20 vacation days per year based on full-time employment
      An ‘individual choice budget’, consisting of: 8% holiday allowance, 13 extra-statutory leave days, € 300 gross employer contribution ONVZ (if applicable) and € 600 gross employer contribution private lease on an annual basis

      A good pension scheme from Pon

      The opportunity to influence your working hours, travel time and workplace by means of "Smart Working"

      The possibility to work on your development through our summer and winter labs, but also through training and following various coursesParticipation in Pon Fit activities, such as bootcamps, running events, golf clinics, hockey, etc.

      The possibility to make use of the collective health insurance (ONVZ) (with discount)
      Staff discount on Pon's own products and services with a maximum of € 500 per year

    Over de organisatie

    Pon is an international trade and service organization with almost 13,000 employees spread over 450 offices in 32 countries and one of the largest family businesses in the Netherlands.

    Information technology is becoming increasingly important to Pon. Pon IT’s vision is to create a highly dynamic environment in which people and their commitment and talent determine the correct use of information & technology, making our companies even more successful.

    Partly due to the digitization of our business, information security is of great importance. At Pon it is our mission to provide all our products and services with the necessary security measures. In the unlikely event that something goes wrong, we will respond quickly and adequately.

    Pon IT works for various Pon companies and provides expertise and services in the areas of cloud, network, collaboration, data analytics, information security and user support. Our ambition is to deliver a portfolio of digital services that enable our customers to innovate and make a difference for their customers. Our focus is to automate our processes where possible, which benefits the speed of our services.

    Overige informatie

    Do you have questions about the position or the expectations? Please contact Chris Petersen:

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