IT Procurement Category Lead - Digital Transformation

GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
07 Jul 2021
06 Aug 2021
Conall de Hoog
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
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

Key skills: hardware, IT procurement manager, software, infrastructure, procurement specialist, telecoms, security, digital transformation, category, indirect, aerospace, direct, indirect procurement, supply chain, remote working, stakeholder management, IT and Telecoms, remote working, services, procurement management, IT management, strategies, flexible working, procurement specialist, strategic sourcing, defence, surrey, Reading, Woking, procurement team, global, digital, transformation, digital transformation, leadership, negotiation

Apply for IT Procurement Category Lead - Digital Transformation

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

Marketing Communications

Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of Supply Management, takes your privacy seriously.

Learn more about how we use your information when job seeking.

We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you. 

Please be aware that unless you opt in, you will miss out on emails containing the latest job vacancies, career advice and other services from Supply Management that could help your career.

Should you cease to require these services in future, you can stop receiving these messages from us via the unsubscribe link on any email received or by contacting us directly. Please see our Full Privacy Notice.

By applying for a job listed on Supply Management Jobs you agree to our Terms and Conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs