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About The Company

Wren Kitchens are not only passionate about kitchens, we are passionate about our people! We have achieved incredible milestones over the years; opening over 100 showrooms, launching in the USA, and winning multiple awards including the UK’s Number 1 place to work!

This is thanks to our team, the Wren family, who have inspired us to push limits and make a difference. With our exponential growth, we are looking for incredible individuals to join us and continue our success story!

About The Role

We are seeking a skilled IT Procurement & Asset Manager to join our dynamic IT division. This role is responsible for managing the procurement of IT equipment, software, and services, as well as overseeing the lifecycle management of IT assets. The ideal candidate will have a background in IT procurement, asset management, and vendor relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Procurement Management
    Develop and implement efficient procurement strategies for IT equipment, software, and services. Negotiate with suppliers to secure cost-effective deals while ensuring quality and compliance with company standards.
  • Asset Management
    Oversee the entire lifecycle of IT assets from acquisition to disposal. Ensure accurate tracking and management of assets
  • Vendor Management
    Build and maintain strong relationships with IT vendors and service providers. Manage contracts and SLAs to ensure vendors meet or exceed expectation
  • Compliance and Reporting
    Working closely with our IT Security & Data Protection teams, ensure all IT procurement activities comply with internal policies and external regulations. Prepare and present detailed reports on procurement and asset management activities to senior management.
  • Strategic Planning
    Work closely with IT and other departments to forecast IT needs and plan procurement activities accordingly. Identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.

  • Team Leadership
    Lead and develop the IT procurement and asset management teams, setting clear goals and objectives, and providing training as needed.
 
What Wren Offer:
 
  • Life Assurance after 2 years' service
  • Access to Benenden health and discount platform after 1 years of continuous service
  • Personalised progression plan with clear career opportunities
  • Individual training budget for personal development
  • EE discount
  • Staff discount on purchasing a kitchen/bedroom after 1 year of continuous service
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Refer a Friend Scheme with the chance to earn up to £1500 for each referral
  • Free onsite gym

About You

What We're Looking For:
  • Proven experience in IT procurement and asset management, with an understanding of IT products and market trends.
  • Excellent negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities.
  • Proficient in IT Asset Management software and tools.
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively at all levels of the business.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with Jira & Jira Service mgmt. is beneficial.

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