IT Software Procurement Manager

East Midlands
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + car + bonus
15 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Adam Zaidman
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Software Procurement Manager - Fortune 100 FMCG Brand - £50,000 - 60,000 + Car + Bonus - Midlands + Flexible working

Our client is taking radical steps to optimise spending efficiency. Their recently instated CPO has signed off on a project geared towards overhauling their procurement function to best-in-class. This stems from their incredible growth in the last decade which has resulted in an uplift in expenditure (£50bn worldwide).

They are looking for an IT software Category Manager to spearhead the Software subcategory to work end-to-end on projects, sourcing suppliers and managing existing supplier relationships. Your ability to achieve impressive individual savings will be central to this role, as is your confidence when managing and influencing key stakeholders.

The role:

  • You will work autonomously, managing IT Software procurement spend on projects including Cloud, Hosting, Security and more.
  • Work end-to-end on said procurement projects
  • Build relationships with Executive stakeholders in the IT and Finance teams and align the vision for the procurement function

Required background:

  • History of working on big-budget complex IT procurement projects, ideally within a matrix organisation
  • A strong record of delivering impressive cost savings, value and delivering projects to deadlines given by executive stakeholders
  • Confidence when managing and influencing key stakeholders
  • Degree & MCIPS (preferred though not essential)

To find out more and apply please send your CV to or directly via the Apply button below

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder man-agement, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, IT procurement, technology procurement, software sourcing, telecommunications sourcing, consul-tancy, professional services

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