Procurement Category Manager: IT and Digital Transformation

Location
Surrey
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
17 Feb 2021
Closes
17 Mar 2021
Ref
BBBH13338.2
Contact
Rhys Brown
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Military
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager: IT and Digital Transformation

Surrey/Hampshire

Contact: Rhys at JobsRB@Bramwithconsulting.co.uk

This FTSE 250 organisation with a global reach are looking for a Category Manager to join their team with the responsibility for managing all areas of spend relating to IT hardware, software and technology services whilst helping to drive forward their long-term IT strategy.

The firm is currently undergoing a £100 million-pound digital transformation, touching all areas of the business across all the 6 countries it operates in. The Category Manager can expect to be taking full responsibility for the management of business-critical suppliers who are vital to delivering for the organisation's clients.

Procurement Category Manager: IT and Digital Transformation, role responsibilities will include:

  • Working across the IT procurement category including software, hardware and telecoms, with direct responsibility for the sourcing of new suppliers, negotiations, contract management and performance monitoring
  • Setting both strategic sourcing guidelines and implementing procurement policies, whilst liaising with key stakeholders to determine the direction of the organisations digital transformation
  • Managing supplier relationships and ensuring that those on the supply list are properly always engaged and managed within the parameters of a highly regulated environment

The successful candidate will have to demonstrate:-

  • At least 5 years procurement and sourcing experience is essential, with specific knowledge of IT and technology procurement
  • Experience in industrial or engineering sectors is beneficial
  • Previous experience of working on digital transformation programmes or working within an organisation undergoing technological change is highly desirable
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and spoken, with the ability to lead negotiations and influence stakeholders
  • Strong educational track record, CIPS accreditation highly desirable
  • Full right to work in the UK, due to the nature of this organisation the individual will need to be eligible for security clearance

This is a fantastic opportunity for an IT Procurement Professional to grow and develop exponentially within a growing function. If you think you have a suitable background, please send a copy of our CV to Rhys at JobsRB@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Salary: Dependent on experience

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