IT Category Manager

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum +
12 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Paris Howell
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Full Time

A excellent opportunity to join a leading Multi-National Firm within the Financial Services industry upon a 12 month FTC. Supporting the IT commodity of spend, leading sourcing initiative and procedures in line with procurement policy.

Client Details

A opportunity to join a established leading edge Procurement team in the Bristol area on a 12 month FTC has arisen. Working with their nationally based procurement team, you will have accountability to support and drive increased efficiency, reduce costs and adhere to best practice.


  • Work with internal stakeholders
  • Lead procurement initiatives
  • Leading and contribute to IT projects
  • Continually challenge operational requirements.
  • Supports the design of standards, processes policies and procedures.
  • Implements measures, KPIs and management reports to demonstrate supplier performance.
  • Benchmark and understand best practise.
  • Monitor, track and manage cost and service performance of Third Parties
  • Manage delivery of Procurement process, policy and procedures


  • Background of procuring within IT spends
  • Working knowledge of procurement concepts, processes and techniques
  • Understanding of commercial contracts, including termination, assignment, dispute resolution and general drafting.
  • Excellent negotiation and analytical skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Proven ability to develop procurement strategies and processes
  • Knowledge of working within the Financial Service industry is advantageous
  • CIPS qualified or working towards

Job Offer

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 plus benefits