IT Category Manager - £50,000 - Immediate Start

GBP40000 - GBP53000 per annum + Car allowance
23 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Alex Brunt
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Category Manager - £50,000 - Immediate Start - London

After year on year growth the need for a larger procurement team has meant this leading FMCG firm are looking to add an ambitious IT procurement category manager to their procurement team. Within a dynamic environment and a brownfield procurement site the successful candidate will look to develop the category both in the short and long term. As the company undergoes >20% growth this year, the potential for development is rife and with a clear structure in place to support those looking for accelerated progression, promotion should be achieved inside 12 months.

IT Procurement Category Manager - Procurement Job Profile:

  • Manage supplier relationships to make sure optimal delivery is achieved and ensuring suppliers are compliant with company expectations of corporate responsibility
  • Visiting and working with suppliers face to face effectively to develop meaningful relationships
  • Working with important stakeholders to ensure business needs are met and that procurement remains an important part of the company's business model
  • Working with other indirect category leads to develop a long term plan for the companies procurement setup, in order to create a best in class function
  • Developing the category strategy for IT to ensure growth and delivery both in the immediate future as well as long term

IT Procurement Category Manager - Procurement Requirements:

  • Battle hardened stake holder management skills to deal professionally with senior procurement executives
  • Experience identifying and implementing cost saving procedures in the procurement process through strong analytical skills
  • Strong experience within a range of indirect categories (IT preferred but not essential)
  • Degree (2:1 and above)
  • CIPS (Preferred but not essential)

If you are a successful procurement professional who is looking for the next step, in a supportive, collaborative environment then look no further than this role.

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

Key skills: procurement, indirect, strategic sourcing, retail procurement, senior buyer, category management, consulting, stakeholder management, buyer, St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, FMCG, negotiation, Greater London, retail, contract management, procurement consultancy, Indirect procurement, Cheshire, consulting procurement, London, Watford ,buying, IT, Luton

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