IT Category Manager

Location
Manchester
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Oct 2017
Ref
13860742/001
Contact
Thomas Wowk
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Currently working with a Public Sector organisation, based in the Manchester region, who are in the process of rolling out a procurement transformation project. To aid this project, the business requires an IT Category Manager on a permanent basis to introduce "true category management" to their organisation.

Client Details

Public Sector Organisation, based in the Manchester area, who require a IT Category Manager to add to their Procurement Function.

Description

The role of IT Category Manager will oversee the following responsibilities:

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to identify needs and introduce commerciality where possible
  • Work closely with suppliers and stakeholders to ensure efficient contract management
  • Carry out market intelligence and highlight trends to ensure effective planning
  • Carry out strategic supplier relationship management
  • Full Category Management responsibility to maintain and increase savings on a regular basis
  • Introduce innovative solutions to encourage further commercial benefit for the organisation
  • Carry out thorough contract management
  • Efficient Supplier Relationship Management

Profile

Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Proven track record in Category Management
  • Ideally, have exposure to IT Procurement
  • Ability to effective stake holder manage both internally and externally
  • Strong contract management
  • OJEU

Job Offer

Competitive basic and package.