IT/Telco Procurement Specialist - Contract Negotiation / Category ManagementLocation: Holborn (Travel to other offices)We are actively looking to secure a Procurement Specialist to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.Benefits include: Contributory pension schemeEnhanced Life Insurance CoverEmployee Assistance ProgramEnhanced Accident Insurance22 days holiday + bank holidaysSick payRole DescriptionOur Client is a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation. Their Global Procurement team of circa 250 professionals works across multiple categories and countries. They help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful with smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems.As a part of Global Procurement, you will be participating in Bids and ongoing business for internal and external clients - leveraging Alliances and Vendors and the considerable knowledge base. Our Client is committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions. You will provide procurement support and advice across all IT/Telco categories but focused predominantly on software. The remit is both internal and client focused across UK and Nordics covering new requirements and renewal activities. You will be working with a geographically dispersed team locally, globally and with a remote back office function, where you will be expected to comply with Global Procurement policies. Responsibilities:The primary activities of this role will be to negotiate and put in place 3rd party contractsOptimising commercial and license models through your knowledge of the applicability/relevance of the licensing model to the requirement.Negotiate and implement amendments to T&C's for both new and existing contractsMinimising risk to the Client while ensuring value for money for the business and its customersFocus on working with the team to deliver true P&L savings and to deliver client benefit in accordance with client contracts.What you'll bring:Supporting & solutioning bid experienceExperience in category plan BuildsDriving cost saving experienceRisk Mitigation; through contract negotiations and ongoing Vendor ManagementYou will work as a part of our diverse and globally dispersed team both locally and virtually to provide best in class procurement services for our internal and external clientsIf you have the above skills, please submit your CV in the first instance.