IT Category Manager

Talent Drive
West Midlands / Remote
£60k-£65k per annum + 15% bonus + great benefits
26 Jun 2021
26 Jul 2021
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IT Category Manager - Midlands/ Remote Working

£60k-£65k per annum + 15% bonus + great benefits      

This growing medical technology company are looking for a new IT Category Lead to manage all IT Software, spend across the organisation. The organisation appointed a brand-new Procurement Director a few months ago and are now looking to grow the Procurement function and invest heavily in this area with this being one of the newly created positions. This vacancy is part of the Global Procurement Organisation and will report directly to the Procurement Director.

What the role involves:

Responsible for the development, validation and sustainable implementation of all IT Software category spend.

Responsible for communication of sourcing plans and alignment between Procurement and its internal clients and external suppliers and partners.

Ownership of the financial performance of the IT procurement and sub-categories that fall into this area; including agreement and verification of savings forecast, budgeting and delivery.

Identify and communicate best practices and develop benchmarks that compare internal procurement performance to industry best practice.

Provide good IT market knowledge across the assigned sub-categories and translate into practice.

The person we hope to find:

A detailed understanding of IT Category Management, particularly within IT Software.

Understanding of working with IT Suppliers and negotiating the right deal for the organisation.

Full knowledge of sourcing/procurement procedures and processes and knowledge of the external trends and best practices within the IT/ Tech space.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to champion the vision of the organisation as delivering best value to the organisation.

MCIPS Qualified.

Salary and Benefits:

£60k-£65k per annum + + 15% bonus + great benefits   

This position would suit an ambitious, talented Procurement professional with a passion for Technology and solid knowledge within IT Software Procurement. This organisation are looking for someone who is motivated to join a business in genuine growth mode where there is an opportunity to have a big impact in Procurement.

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