IT Procurement Category Manager - Fortune 500

USD115000 - USD125000 per annum + Bonus + Package
12 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Category Manager - Fortune 500 Energy Business - Global Category Interaction - Central Houston OR Tampa Offices - Up to $125,000 + Bonus + Package

This globally renowned FTSE 100 Energy Firm is experiencing phenomenal success in recent years. As a result, they are exponentially growing their Procurement Function to improve cost savings and value across the business. They are looking for a driven IT Category Manager to be an instrumental part of the expanding Procurement team, helping to drive not only the IT Category, but the Global Procurement Function as a whole.

As IT Procurement Category Manager you will be:

  • Creating and implementing innovative Procurement strategies to achieve ambitious cost saving targets whilst also identifying areas to add value within the IT Category, including Software, Hardware, IT Services and Telco
  • Managing the tender process; leading negotiations with global suppliers to achieve commercially successful results
  • Engaging with Senior Stakeholders throughout the business, increasing the visibility and value of the Indirect Procurement Function
  • Drive best practise throughout the Global Procurement Function, liaising with the Head of Procurement and Category Managers to develop cohesive Procurement strategies

Requirements for IT Procurement Category Manager Role:

  • Experience in the end to end Procurement process within the IT/Telecoms Category
  • A CV demonstrating outstanding cost savings as a result of complex procurement strategies implemented successfully
  • Familiarity in leading successful negotiations and contract drafting
  • A desire to drive change and transformation in a growing Procurement function
  • Degree required (or equivalent), professional qualifications preferred

If you are looking to make a lasting impact in a FTSE 100 organisation, this is the role for you. Based in their Central Houston or Tampa offices, the successful candidate will have immediate influence in the growing Global Procurement Function, driving the value of Procurement within the global business. Leading the IT category initially, there is huge potential for progression in this internationally-recognisable organisation.

For more information, email an up-to-date resume to

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