IT Category Specialist - £60k - London

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + package
26 Aug 2017
25 Sep 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Category Specialist - FTSE 100 -London - £50,000 - £60,000 + package

An outsourcing major is looking to hire an IT Procurement Category Specialist to help them through a global transformation. They are looking to invest heavily in their procurement function and the professionals to create a best in class procurement department, to lead by example to the rest of their global remit.

Procurement Responsibilities of the IT Procurement Category Specialist:

  • Work closely with the Global Procurement Manager, alongside senior stakeholders, in the procurement of IS Infrastructure and Outsourcing projects
  • Develop strategies that will deliver the highest value for money possible, possibly extending into other areas of the business
  • Manage supplier relationships in order to create and develop commercially viable contracts that mitigate risk
  • Take a lead in the draft and negotiation of key supplier contracts
  • Liaise with C-Suite stakeholders to obtain buy in for the relatively Greenfield procurement functions and new strategies alike

Key Skills and Qualifications of the It Procurement Category Specialist:

  • Cradle-to-grave category management experience, combined with a working knowledge of the entire tender proces
  • Knowledge or the key features of a contracts and experience in drafting and negotiating deals with key suppliers
  • Previous experience in a global matrix organisation is preferred
  • Degree at 2:1 or above (or equivalent) coupled with relevant business qualification e.g. CIPS

If you are looking to be part of an industry leading, FTSE 100, global brand and develop your professional procurement profile then send your

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