Senior Procurement / Category Manager IT – London, Telford or Manchester

London, Telford or Manchester
£80,000 + bonus + benefits
06 Sep 2018
06 Oct 2018
CS / 16433400
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Client:

  • A high profile Central Government function
  • An organisation going through a large transformation programme
  • One of the largest and most complex contracts in Europe
  • An exciting opportunity to join an expanding team of commercial experts within the IT category

About the Role:

  • Be the lead customer interface with the Chief Digital & Information Officer (CDIO) teams
  • To provide deep sub-category expertise and market knowledge to enhance commercial services value and outcomes to customers
  • To provide leadership to the IT Category team and wider Commercial Directorate
  • Membership of, and active participation in, IT Category leadership team and other relevant management and programme/project boards
  • To provide support and advice to operational contract management teams across the organisation
  • Developing category and sub-category strategies
  • Ensure end solutions and commercial models meet business needs and objectives by constructively challenging requirements



What we’re looking for:

  • Experience of working at a strategic and senior level in a highly complex organisation
  • Degree or MBA calibre
  • Strong influencing and diplomacy skills
  • Deep IT category experience
  • Experience of implementing category management practises
  • Evidence of ability to drive and implement change


This role can be based in London, Telford or Manchester

About the Offer: 

£80,000 + bonus + benefits


Christian Shawcross, Director on 0207 970 9786 or email your CV to

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