Global Procurement Manager IT
About the company
IWG has been at the forefront of the flexible workspace revolution for more than 30 years. We have made it possible for organisations and individuals everywhere to take a new approach to the traditional working day. We have over 3,500 locations across over 120 countries allowing millions of people every day to have a great day at work.
Our customers are start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large multinationals. With unique business goals, people and aspirations. They want workspaces and communities to match their needs. We provide them with choice through our portfolio of brands, covering serviced offices (Regus, Spaces, Signature, HQ), commercial real estate brokerage and managed office solutions.
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About the Role
This is a critical and senior role in our Procurement team to enable IWG to meet its strategic objectives of growing our network, and improving our profit margin. This position leads information technology procurement activities for 3,500+ locations globally (estimated spend of £60M) across 120+ countries. Ensure Internet Service Providers, IT hardware suppliers, IT installation and break-fix services for new and existing centers are contracted timely and at competitive cost. This includes continually reviewing and optimizing existing and new IT services & providers, associated contracts, as well as driving cost reduction initiatives.
Where needed this role is engaged in IT supplier escalations, ensuring suppliers meet negotiated SLA’s associated with service, delivery or billing issues and in supplier management. This is a key role accountable for managing relationships with our internal stakeholders, our external partners that we open centers with, and our supplier network to ensure we work collaboratively to improve our commercial performance and deliver against strategic objectives.