IT Category Manager- Software

Location
London
Salary
GBP48000 - GBP53000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
14 Oct 2017
Ref
13858301/001
Contact
Hannah Thompson
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a category manager to join a FTSE 250 business, heavily investing within their procurement function. The successful candidate will have previous experience within the procurement of software and licensing, and excellent stakeholder management skills.

Client Details

A FTSE 250 business specialising in infrastructure projects across the globe.

Description

  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders to be able to influence decisions
  • Responsible for all software sourcing activities, and ensuring procurement is involved at all levels
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive supplier list across a category matrix to ensure the software category plan is implemented
  • Implement effective Supplier Relationship Management processes
  • Develop and implement software category plans
  • Responsible for the professional development of two direct reports through the creation of meaningful development plans

Profile

  • At least 5 years' experience within procurement
  • Software/licensing experience is mandatory
  • Experience within procurement in a FTSE 250 organisation
  • Excellent communication skills and a track record of effectively working with senior stakeholders
  • CIPS qualified or studying towards would be preferable
  • Highly results orientated
  • Self- starter

Job Offer

  • Salary negotiable depending on experience
  • Car allowance/company car
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare