IT Category Manager - Software/Hardware

East Midlands
GBP42000 - GBP47000 per annum + car + bonus
16 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Adam Zaidman
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Category Manager - Software/Hardware


£42,000 - £47,000 + Car + Bonus


Our iconic, global Fortune 100 client has experienced rapid growth in their expenditure and are looking for procurement professionals to join their growing team which is geared at increasing their spending efficiency. Their global spend topped £50b and under their recently appointed CPO's leadership and forward-thinking, the company has lofty and ambitious aims of making their procurement function best-in-class.

IT procurement is a big part of this project and there are openings for ambitious procurement professionals to join the hardware and the software categories. The successful candidates will work autonomously and delivering true value on end-to-end procurement projects with both new and existing suppliers and vendors.

This role is great for those looking to grow professionally with the company and as the procurement function grows. Initially working at a local level, the Category Managers will work on national level and eventually group-wide procurement projects.


  • Experience managing spend on IT procurement projects
  • Previous experience working in an established procurement function
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, vibrant environment
  • Confidence when managing and influencing key stakeholders
  • Degree (or equivalent) & CIPS preferred but non-essential

To find out more or apply, please email with your CV or directly via the Apply button below

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