Category Manager: Global Tech Major - £45k

GBP30000 - GBP45000 per annum +
11 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Category Manager: Indirect - FTSE100 - Global Tech Major - London - £45k + package

This household name in the technology and innovation sector who have established themselves as a household name across Europe, North and South America, Middle East and Asia seeks an Indirect Category Manager.

With a best in class procurement function, and a global infrastructure it's a working environment that offers fantastic opportunities to diversify into other functions of the business and travel/relocation opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity for an indirect generalist with experience across a breath of categories that include IT, Facilities, HR, and Marketing to work in the internal procurement function.

Responsibilities of the successful Indirect Category Manager:

  • Managing a large spend across all Procurement subcategories most notably HR, Professional Services, Legal, Training, Marketing and IT
  • Develop new strategies for business development and reporting to senior members as to how the company can develop the Procurement function further
  • Negotiate, and create relationships, with internal & external suppliers whilst developing a strong network for each particular market
  • Conduct deep research into HR/Professional Services categories and identify how you can generate savings across them
  • Manage stakeholder relationships - ensuring a positive working relationship is in place

Key Skills & Experience Sought:

  • Proven track record of managing a large spend and delivering savings across indirect categories
  • History of negotiating with the ability to influence decisions in your favour
  • Good communication skills with past experience managing supplier and stakeholder relationships
  • The ideal candidate will be CIPS qualified or studying towards MCIPS.

If you are interested in this position then send a CV to

Key Words: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Technology, Innovation, Indirect Procurement Contracts Management, Category Management, Indirect Procurement, Indirect Spend, Generalist, Procurement Consulting, Consultancy

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