IT Category Lead -£70,000- West London

West London
GBP60000 - GBP75000 per annum +
20 Mar 2017
19 Apr 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Manager - Leading Telecommunications Company - West London- £70,000 + Car + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare

An IT Procurement Manager is needed to expand a growing procurement function within a leading telecommunications firm. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge surrounding the whole IT category including, software, hardware, networks, telecoms and applications. The applicant will have the opportunity to work in an autonomous role and develop a fairly immature IT procurement function, whilst working with a number of blue chip suppliers and leading stakeholders.

The IT Procurement Manager will be responsible for:

  • Covering the whole IT Procurement Category, whilst working autonomously and sourcing goods and services across the entire category
  • Creating and managing strategic sourcing procedures and working cross functionally with other departments
  • Working with stakeholders and leading suppliers in order to deliver cost saving initiatives independently and monitoring the overall performance

The successful IT Procurement Manager will need to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional knowledge of IT Procurement surrounding software, hardware and/or telecoms
  • Previous exposure to an autonomous environment and experience of running commercial agreement with various key suppliers
  • Strong negotiation, communication and relationship management skills
  • Track record of working with a number of Blue Chip suppliers
  • Degree and/or CIPS is ideal

This is a fantastic opportunity for an IT procurement professional to join a leading telecommunications firm, whilst developing in an autonomous role and making a substantial impact. The role offers growth, global exposure and the chance to work alongside some of the best procurement professionals within telecommunications!

Please send a copy of your CV to

Key skills: Procurement, IT procurement, hardware, software, telecoms, services strategic sourcing, stakeholder management, strategic sourcing, telecommunications, global, autonomous, category manager, Degree, CIPS, West London, Uxbridge, Reading, Ealing, Acton

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