Senior Category Specialist - IT

West Sussex
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
16 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Adam Venting
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Senior Category Specialist - IT - Leading Transportation Major - £40k - £50k + Bonus + Package


Innovative transportation major seeks ambitious strategic sourcing specialist to develop and integrate best-in-class IT procurement strategy within a transformation environment.

Working closely with the head of procurement, to launch transformation projects, this Global giant are offering a tailored career development path to progress towards senior leadership and develop a well-rounded procurement skillset.

As Strategic Sourcing Specialist IT you will:

  • Develop and implement category strategy across IT Sub categories such as: software, hardware, telecoms & IT professional services
  • Implement best-practice procurement process, to create a more efficient strategic plan and maximise value/performance
  • Be given freedom to implement fresh ideas and liaise directly with key stakeholders to make a strong impact
  • Build effective supply chain relationships in order to leverage spend, reduce cost, mitigate commercial and legal risk and add value

Required qualifications & experience:

  • 3-5 + years Procurement experience, with a cv demonstrating consistent progression and increased responsibility
  • Experience managing the end to end sourcing process within IT Procurement
  • Proficient in drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Self-starter with strong commercial acumen, in order to implement category strategy and liaise with senior stakeholders
  • Degree educated & CIPA qualification preferred

To find out more and apply‎ please send your CV to or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic procurement, greenfield procurement, indirect procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, IT Procurement, MCIPS, business partnering, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management, purchasing, people management, leadership, commercial management, project management, eProcurement, contract management, negotiation, Software Procurement, Hardware Procurement, IT Professional Services Procurement, West Sussex