IT Procurement Manager - FTSE 100 - £60,000

City of London
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + benefits
02 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

IT & Technology Category Manager, Global Procurement - FTSE 100 - Central London - £50,000 - 60,000 + 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 categoriesRequired 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 Words: Procurement, IT, Technology, Category Manager, Procurement Manager, Procurement Lead, FTSE 100, London, Home Counties
  • If you are interested in this role then apply above or at
  • This is a rare chance to join a fantastic and growing business, who are seeing excellent returns on their investment within staff.

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