Category Specialist - IT

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + Benefits
11 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Adam Venting
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Category Specialist - IT - Leading Technology Organisation - £45k - £50k + Bonus + Package - Greater London Area


Innovative tech-driven firm seeks ambitious IT/ procurement specialist to develop and integrate best-in-class IT procurement strategy within a transformation environment. You will develop category strategy across a range of IT sub category spend areas, autonomously managing the end to end procurement process, ensuring a strategic approach working closely with senior stakeholder groups across the organisation

You will work closely with the head of indirect procurement, to launch transformation projects, my client is offering a tailored career development path to progress towards senior leadership and develop a well-rounded procurement skillset.

As Senior Buyer - 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:

  • 2-4 + years Procurement experience, with a cv demonstrating consistent progression and increased responsibility
  • Experience managing the end to end sourcing process within IT Procurement ideal with indirect procurement experience essential
  • 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

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

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