Global IT Category Manager: Information Security

USD130000 - USD150000 per annum + Bonus + Package
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Global IT Category Manager: Information Security - Fortune 500 Financial Services Brand - Chicago HQ - 'Greenfield' Opportunity - $130,000 - $150,000 + Bonus + Package

This leading Financial Services Brand is transforming their Procurement Function to increase Stakeholder Engagement. Currently operating under an Outsourced Sourcing Function, they are reintegrating the sourcing team over the coming years, leading to the creation of this Global IT Category Manager role. The successful candidate will be redefining category strategies in this 'greenfield' opportunity and driving phenomenal performance across the Information Security Spend.

Regional IT Procurement Lead Role:

  • Redefining the full procurement strategy for the IT Security category, working closely with the global stakeholders to define and execute global strategy to drive delivery of outstanding savings whilst providing best value
  • Delivering key insights to senior level stakeholders to better understand up to $100M worth of spend and how to utilise procurement to gain maximum efficiency
  • Working with Global Category Managers to define Procurement best practise and provide alignment of the overall Procurement Strategy across global business functions
  • Managing key supplier relationships and actively engaging on new supplier selection processes, specifically within IT Security

IT Procurement Lead Skills and Background Required:

  • A track record in defining and leading innovative Procurement strategies across the IT Category, delivering exceptional value and savings to the business
  • Experience of Global Procurement within the IT space, from category management through to drafting and implementing contracts on a multi-national scale
  • Strong knowledge of IT security, and the associated suppliers, risk and complexities
  • Outstanding Stakeholder Relationship Management skills, with familiarity in understanding and delivering on Executive Level stakeholder requirements
  • Excellent academics; degree (or equivalent) required, professional qualifications preferred
  • The right to live and work in the USA, with the relevant visa's and documents in place

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