Category Manager - Indirect IT

GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + bonus
03 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Adam Zaidman
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Internationally recognised as a leading provider of professional services in over 75 countries worldwide in the engineering and technology industries. Our client is looking for a specialist in Indirect procurement, primarily around IT, to join their growing team in their state-of-the-art office in the Reading area. Managing one of the largest areas of spend in their organisation, the successful applicant will take the lead on the IT category, and develop the long-term procurement strategy, as well as manage key stakeholder and vendor relations.

Procurement Category Manager responsibilities will include

  • Managing a large spend across the IT procurement category
  • Developing new procurement strategies for business development, working with key stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Involvement at key stages in procurement projects, often end-to-end, and negotiate contracts beneficial to the business
  • Manage stakeholder relationships

Key requirements:

  • Experience with indirect procurement categories including IT
  • Track record of managing complex end-to-end procurement projects in an established function
  • Confidence in dealing with and influencing senior stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and strict budgets, and being able to showcase your individual record of achieving impressive savings
  • Experience working with procurement tools such as Oracle, SAP

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