IT Category Manager - FTSE100

GBP65000 - GBP70000 per annum + excellent benefits
02 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Procurement Category Manager - FTSE100 - Central London - £70k + Excellent benefits + flexible working
Job Title: IT Procurement Category Manager
Location: London
Salary: £70,000
Contact: Shiva at

Rapidly growing FMCG retailer is looking for a high-achieving IT category manager to spearhead the transformation within their procurement function. With further expansion on the horizon, this industry leading retailer is searching for an assured procurement professional to drive value and develop strategy across a spend in the hundreds of millions. With procurement classed as one of the most innovative and collaborative functions within the organisation, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise across the IT category with focus on hardware, software and networks.
The IT procurement professional will have exposure to category management and demonstrated expertise within the IT category as you will be responsible for the entire procurement lifecycle. With their reputation for career progression second to none, you will have the opportunity to work alongside senior stakeholders within a globally recognised organisation.

The IT procurement category manager will be responsible for:

  • Creating and executing the strategy for development of IT procurement
  • The end to end procurement category management lifecycle; negotiating the initial contract and leading it through to implementation
  • Providing contractual and supplier management support to senior stakeholders
  • Collaborate effectively across different organization levels, functions and businesses to grasp procurement objectives

The IT procurement category manager will have:

  • Previous IT procurement expertise ideally with exposure to some of the following; hardware, software, networks and services.
  • Experience negotiating and drafting contracts
  • Degree + CIPS

his is a fantastic opportunity for a forward- thinking IT Procurement Category Manager to join a FTSE100 organisation. For more information or to apply, please send your CV to

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