IT Procurement and asset manager
London Stewart House

Job reference: 002131

Location: London Stewart House

Closing date: 03/10/2022

Salary: Starting at £47,214 per annum

Employment type: Open ended

Department: Information Technology and Digital Services (ITDS)

Sub-Department: IT Service Operations

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

The University of London​​​​​​​

The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.

The Role

IT Procurement and Asset manager

An exciting opportunity to help lead on the IT procurement strategy and asset management within the ITDS department on behalf of the University. The post holder will be responsible for the operational side of procurement, running end-to-end tenders within the IT category and delivering value through the procurement process, in line with the overarching Procurement Policy, Financial Regulations and procurement guidelines.

The post holder will be responsible for continually enhancing and developing IT procurement processes – including exploring “self-service” IT procurement capabilities for university staff; managing activities in the ITDS Procurement function; ensuring IT products and services are procured in the most cost effective and time efficient manner representing ‘value for money’ procurement. Part of the role involves appraising suppliers and negotiating contracts.  The post holder will have responsibility for managing the SNOW asset management system and ensuring it is both accurate and up to date.

The role also encompasses managing the acquisition, tracking and subsequent disposal of IT Assets for the University of London, ensuring current procurement best practice is followed, software license compliancy is achieved, and all assets are disposed of in accordance with WEEE directive regulations. This is a specialist role, and the role holder will be seen as the specialist in this field, with significant experience of IT procurement and asset management ideally within the public sector.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and Covering letter (by clicking ‘apply for job’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 3rd October 2022.   

The University will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working from remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings. 

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description. 

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