IT Procurement Category Lead - Digital Transformation

Location
Homeworking
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
07 Jul 2021
Closes
06 Aug 2021
Ref
BBBH14908
Contact
Conall de Hoog
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Procurement Category Lead - Digital Transformation - Leading Global Defence, Aerospace and Security

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000

Location: Surrey/Hampshire (Flexible)

This leading Global Defence and Aerospace company is going through a £100m transformation within their IT Procurement function. This has led to the need of an expansion within the procurement team and means they are currently seeking a Category Lead to join the Procurement Function in IT. The organisation is one of the largest defence contractors in the UK and with a clear view of expanding category spend and project values, this will role will naturally lead to excellent opportunities for future progression.

The successful individual will be leading this exciting 5-year-transformation and will be managing a team reporting to the Head of Procurement. The role will be flexible, offering working from home 2/3 days a week.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop robust workload planning tools and trackers that shape the team's priorities and track actual against expected progress
  • Building and establishing relationships with suppliers and stakeholders across all levels of the company
  • Identify repeat requirements from the projects pipeline
  • Develop plans with stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets and improvement plans across spend
  • Create reports through the provision of actionable feedback, and generation of meaningful development plans

Relevant Experience:

  • 5+ years in a Procurement or Supply Chain role
  • Previous experience in negotiation
  • Degree and CIPS qualified or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of information technology, Digital and Cyber technologies and procurement approaches
  • Ability to lead a team and manage the end-to-end procurement process

For more information please Conall or send your CV jobsCDH@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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