Global Category Manager - IT Procurement

£60000 to £70000 per annum
02 Apr 2012
30 Apr 2012
matthew lilly
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a world renowned FTSE company and leading technology 'blue chip' is seeking an experienced IT category manager looking to expand on their existing international sourcing and category management experience within a dynamic and fast moving environment.

The Role:

The jobholder will be tasked with delivering end to end 'best-in-class' strategic sourcing activities across the IT procurement portfolio encompassing Software, Hardware and IT Professional Services. This is a project orientated environment, suitable for a candidate who is experienced in leading procurement initiatives on their own and as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will be able to balance the requirements of sourcing for multi million pound projects on a regional, national and global level, with the ability to build relationships and manage stakeholders on a global basis.

Key to your success will be the continuous development of supplier performance improvement and management programmes as well as delivering an invaluable, high-level, procurement service to the internal customer.

Ultimately this role requires an upward track IT Purchasing professional who is comfortable working across a number of projects in a highly technical role.

Salary: Up to £70K + Package
Location: London
Duration: Permanent


- Category experience across the breadth of IT Procurement
- Confident and progressive personality
- Highly numerical and analytical
- Strong communicator and negotiator at all levels
- Ideally educated to Degree level and MCIPS qualified