IT & Technology Category Manager

Location
City of London
Salary
GBP6000 - GBP60000 per annum + package
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Ref
1610-12
Contact
jobsZI
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time

IT & Technology Category Manager, Global Procurement - FTSE 100 - Central London + Flex Working - £50,000 - 65,000 + Excellent Benefits

Aggressively growing FTSE 100 Professional Services firm seeks high-achieving IT Procurement expert to play a pivotal role in their centralisation journey. With strategic ownership of Software, IT Services, Hardware & Telecoms categories, this senior IT & Technology Procurement opportunity will be a challenging and rewarding career move.

IT & Technology Category Manager, Global Procurement role profile:-

  • Partnering with the IT Leadership Team including the CIO, becoming quickly accepted as a trusted business advisor for strategic initiatives
  • Immediately impacting the business through championing much needed procurement change, winning over senior IT stakeholders not through bullying but through persuasion, story selling, collaboration and sensitivity
  • Strategically managing £Multi-Million IT deals spanning Software, Telecommunications & Managed Services, IT consultancy & Hardware, building strategic vendor partnerships with the likes of Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, SAP as well as niche IT suppliers
  • Setting long term IT sourcing and category strategies, being the pivotal player in driving commercial value from these complex procurement categories


Required background‎:

  • Quick progression throughout your Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and Category Management career path, progressing from Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager / Category Manager
  • Strong knowledge of the IT & Telecoms supply market, with a successful track record of strategically managing both major and bespoke suppliers
  • Proven ability to manage and influence senior IT stakeholders and further the procurement agenda
  • Degree & MCIPS (preferred not essential)

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management, vendor management, SRM, IT & Telecoms Procurement, Buying, PurchasingTo keep up to date with all the latest procurement jobs, follow our twitter feed at http://www.twitter.com/BramwithProcure

To find out more and apply‎ please send your CV to JobsZI@Bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.