Procurement Category Manager - Technology

Location
London
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP65000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted
28 Jul 2021
Closes
10 Aug 2021
Ref
BBBH14303.368876
Contact
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Consultancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager - Global Software & Hardware Sourcing - Global Iconic Ftse 250 - £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits - London + remote working & travel

Prestigious FTSE 100 Professional Services brand seeks high-achieving IT Procurement expert with Software category expertise to join their ranks. Due to aggressive expansion IT expenditure is soaring, so the successful applicant will need to make a big impact from the off, shaping the Technology category to deliver significant benefits and owning complex cross border IT deals.

Category Manager - IT Role responsibilities:

  • Being considered the firm's subject matter expert for IT Software Procurement, including Application Development & Maintenance, Cloud, Software as a Service (SaaS) etc
  • Initiating fruitful relationships with key stakeholders including C-suite figures, winning crucial support to position Procurement in the driving seat
  • Instilling a high-performance culture amongst the wider Procurement team, coaching and mentoring less experienced specialists and demonstrating what best-in-class looks and feels like
  • Establishing strategic supplier relationships with a mixture of FTSE 100 and bespoke Software vendors, yielding mutual benefit for the firm and suppliers

Required experience / background: -‎

  • Impressive IT Procurement & Category Management track record within global Blue-Chip brands
  • History of constant progression within your IT Procurement career to date, stepping quickly from Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager
  • Proven ability to influence senior stakeholders to deliver step-changes for Procurement & Sourcing
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential

This globally recognised brand rarely goes to the external market, so this is a fantastic opportunity to break in at a senior level and make a dramatic difference for Procurement.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to jobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, Technology Procurement, Software Procurement, Professional Services, global deals, FTSE100, negotiation, stakeholder management, vendor management, global IT sourcing

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