Indirect Procurement Manager - Innovative Technology Company

GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + 20% bonus and car allowance
06 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Adam Zaidman
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Category - IT - Innovative Tech Company - Heart of London - £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + car

Our client launching their most ambitious and innovative tech rollout in UK history and are excited to be hiring a collaborative procurement professional to look after IT and other indirect categories (e.g. telecoms, construction) to be instrumental in changing the tech landscape in the UK for homes and businesses.

This project aims to roll out tens of millions of devices in the coming 12 months and have allocated a procurement spend of around £200m in which to achieve this. This is an exciting time for a collaborative procurement professional to join a growing and ambitious company in this space with room to grow within the organisation as it inevitably grows too.

What does the role entail?

  • As the Head of Category, you will be responsible for planning and delivering multiple exciting end-to-end procurement projects in order to facilitate this ambitious rollout
    • Predominantly within subcategories such as IT and telecoms
    • Projects could range from software, hardware as well as data security and applications
  • Taking the lead on the tendering process
    • Creating and managing relationships with key suppliers and stakeholders
    • Taking the lead on complex negotiations with new and existing suppliers
  • Contributing to development of pricing mechanisms, service levels and credit mechanisms


  • Experience in complex IT and/or telecoms procurement projects
  • Strong history of leading/managing end-to-end processes
  • A track record of working to tight deadlines and budgets - especially being able to demonstrate a history of achieving impressive individual savings against said budgets
  • Confidence when dealing and influencing key senior stakeholders both internal and external to the business
  • CIPS or equivalent qualified (desirable)
  • Knowledge of tendering tools such as Ariba, Oracle and SAP

This is a terrific opportunity to be joining the procurement division within a market-leader in the innovative technology space, you'll be working alongside some of the most experienced and innovative minds in the UK. Our client offers phenomenal learning and career progression opportunities to grow along with the company.

To find out more please email

Key words: Procurement, Procurement Manager, IT procurement, category manager, software, hardware, security, applications, energy,

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