Procurement Manager (IT/Technology)

GBP55000.00 - GBP65000.00 per annum +
19 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Kate Langham
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Category Manager role available within Procurement based in attractive Central London.

Your new company
A growing IT Solutions Company are looking to place a Procurement Category Manager into their Procurement team based out of their attractive Central London office. This company pride themselves on their software solutions for clients across the globe. They provide a vast technology portfolio fitting to any client needs, and are innovative in their approach. The procurement function is crucial to the success of the company, and is going through a big transformation at the moment as it globalises its strategy. As such they require a competent procurement professional to manage their IT category with specific focus on software, cloud and SAAS services.

Your new role
As the Procurement Category Manager in London, you will be required to communicate IT requirements between key stakeholders, clients, and vendors. Knowledge of software sourcing is desirable, but a good understanding of the procurement processes is essential. You will be given responsibility to negotiate large scale contracts and lead supplier relationships globally. You will ensure that best practice methods and ethical standards are understood and utilised to enable the delivery of improved and more efficient services to the benefit of internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you will have to demonstrate strong organisational and analytical skills for a start, as well as strong commercial acumen to deal with a variety of stakeholders and suppliers across the world. You must be a strong communicator with specific category management experience within the IT category. You will also be experienced in contractual, legal, and financial requirements.

What you'll get in return
In return you will be able to say you are part of a new procurement strategy, globalising procurement within a large scale IT provider. You will have the chance to create strategy but also have the hands-on regional exposure in balance as well.

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