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Senior Buyer - Real Estate & Data Centres

Date: 11-Nov-2021

Location: UK Wide, UK Wide, GB-United Kingdom

Company: Atos

About Atos
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. 

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves.  They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply. Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.



About the role

This role sits within UK&I Procurement Department which reports ultimately into Global Procurement. The role has a solid reporting line into the Inderect Procurement Director who reports into the UK&I CPO within the UK GBU and fully alignes the relevant towers within our Global Procurement organisation.

The role  is strategically important to the successful delivery of required cost base for the UK&I Business  and requires cross-functional working with many different areas of the UK&I business including all Service Lines, Major Accounts, and Verticals. The role has responsibility for a team overseeing day to day procurement activities, developing and improving the Real Estate & Data Centres  category strategy to achieve corporate growth and OM targets  to the UK&I GBU




  • Together with the Iderect Procurement Director (UK&I) and Global Lead Buyers, identify, integrate and realise global and local actions applicable to the category.

  • Ensure integration of purchasing activities of the Category  with other functions and operations in UK&I

  • Contribute to the Global purchasing network by participating in or leading purchasing teams and actions within Category.  Share and integrate best practises

  • Define local purchasing strategies and actions and ensure compliance to achieve TCO savings, risk management and value creation inside UK&I

  • Perform Strategic Supplier management

  • Work on Bids for new busniess.


How to apply

Confident this sounds like you? Then do not hesitate to apply! 
Please click below to complete our online application form and attach your CV in either Word, rtf or text format.
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Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.