Global Category Manager, I.T - London - £70-75k

GBP70000 - GBP75000 per annum + Uncapped Benefits
24 May 2018
23 Jun 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Category Manager, I.T - Prestigious FTSE 100 Brand - Finance - London - £70,000 - £75,000 + Benefits

Due to colossal market growth this iconic Blue Chip brand is seeking a commercially savvy and accomplished I.T. Procurement expert to join their team. The post holder will possess exceptional gravitas and insight, and quickly become considered a powerful ambassador for both I.T. and Procurement communities.

As Global Category Manager, I.T you will:-

  • Spearhead key IT procurement projects and high value deals spanning Voice, Data, WAN, LAN, Fixed, Mobile, Collocation, Professional & Managed Services ‎sub-categories, branching out longer term to encompass Software
  • Win key backing from high ranking executives, challenging the status quo and positioning I.T. Procurement in the driving seat
  • Be an inspirational figure for the team's less experienced procurement professionals, coaching stakeholder management and best-in-class strategic sourcing practices
  • Carve a name for yourself within the IT, Procurement and Finance communities, securing your place as "number 2" in Procurement
  • Achieve significant cost savings whilst recognising the value of broader procurement achievements (strategic supplier relationships, risk mitigation etc)

Required background:-

  • Impressive IT & Telecoms Procurement track record within Financial Services, with a CV that demonstrates skilful management of £ Multi-Million procurement projects with significant achievements
  • Quick progression within your Procurement & Strategic Sourcing career to date, stepping from Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager / Assistant Category Manager to Senior Procurement Manager within a short time period
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred but not essential

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Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, RFP, RFQ, contracts, IT Procurement, Telecommunications, Telecoms Procurement, Purchasing, Buying

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