IT Procurement Category Manager

GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum +
29 Jun 2021
29 Jul 2021
Conall de Hoog
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager - IT & Telecoms

Top 10 Global FMCG Company

Salary: £50k - £55k + Car allowance + up to 15% bonus

Location: Uxbridge + remote working (2 days in the office)

This global FMCG company is currently looking for an IT & Telecoms Procurement Category Manager to join their team. The successful individual will be managing a wide range of IT Procurement subcategory spend areas and will be immersed in the firm's executive stakeholder base as they look to create long-term category strategies that operate in line with company ambitions. Joining an organisation with an unrivalled level of professional development, this is a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your capabilities and really progress in your career.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Run sourcing initiatives end-to-end, in line with 7SSP (Seven Steps Sourcing)
  • Deliver supply agreements, negotiations and manage contracts in accordance with strategy objectives
  • Deliver risk management strategies to mitigate the impact of volatile supply markets
  • Driving CRS developments and improvements through the supply base, supporting CCEP goals and to identify and deliver category projects to drive cost and CRS benefits
  • Liaising with global stakeholders to ensure the consistent expansion of the procurement function

Required Experience / Background:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across indirect categories with a proven track record of generating savings and creating value in a function
  • Languages: Fluent English is essential, proficiency in other CCEP Languages (German, French, Spanish) are an advantage
  • Experience strategically sourcing new suppliers and managing the full end-to-end tender process
  • Negotiating complex, high volume contracts on the IT category
  • CIPS and degree qualified (desirable) achieving a 2.1. or equivalent

This globally recognised brand rarely goes to the external market, so this is an excellent opportunity to progress in your career and join a household name.

For more information, please contact Conall or apply directly by sending your CV to

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