Senior IT Category Specialist

City of London
GBP45000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum + excellent package
02 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Sam Roshdy
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Senior IT Category Specialist - FTSE 100 Organisation - London - £45k-£50k + excellent package

Following their ongoing period of success within the retail industry, a leading FTSE 100 organisation seeks an extremely ambitious Senior IT Category Specialist to join their award-winning procurement function in central London.

Working out of their luxurious London offices, the ambitious Senior IT Category Specialist will cater for an annual spend in excess of £50M, catering for various innovative global IT projects within hardware, software, telecoms, IT infrastructure etc. The Senior IT Category Specialist will join a fast-paced environment, working closely with senior members of the procurement function & liaising and enhancing relations with leading global brands worldwide.

Basic salary: £45k-£50k + excellent package (including up to £4k-5k cash/benefits package, CIPs sponsorship & many more benefits)

Senior IT Category Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the end to end procurement lifecycle across a multitude of innovative global IT procurement projects
  • Accountable for an annual budget in excess of £50m, across a variety of global IT projects within hardware, software, telecoms, IT infrastructure etc.
  • Liaise and enhance relations with an array of global retail brands, vendors & well-esteemed stakeholders throughout the FTSE 100
  • Work closely with senior members of the procurement function, with the intention of progressing at an accelerated rate & gaining the opportunity to develop and manage a team of procurement professionals

Senior IT Category Specialist Requirements:

  • Proven track record as a junior IT category buyer / procurement specialist - ideally within a blue-chip organisation
  • Evidence of managing an annual budget in excess of £30M across an array of IT procurement projects is desired
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Degree educated/equivalent and MCIPs desired

If you are an extremely driven senior IT category specialist that is looking to join a FTSE 100 currently entering an exciting period of progression, please send your CV to Sam at

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