Procurement Category Manager - IT

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
02 Sep 2021
Closes
02 Oct 2021
Ref
BBBH15330.76987879
Contact
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Category Manager -IT & Technology -Global Retail Giant- £60k - £65k + Bonus + Car + Share scheme + Benefits - Hertfordshire

Contact: JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Iconic retail brand seeks a high-achieving procurement expert to join the ranks and drive a crucial spend category towards best-in-class. My client is highly renowned for their agile company culture and excellent procurement function with a team that spans across 3 continents. Working with stakeholder across EMEA, US, Australia & Canada this truly global role in a growing organisation.

This could be a fantastic career move for aspiring indirect procurement professionals who are keen on entering a blue-chip organisation during a period of unprecedented growth and change.

Global Category Manager - IT role profile: -

  • Lead procurement strategy development and deal execution for the IT category across hardware, software & telecoms spend
  • Build strategically important supplier relationships whilst engaging with executive stakeholders to understand the firm's commercial ambitions
  • Spearhead major sourcing strategy reviews and negotiate high-value and high-risk procurement contracts
  • Be an inspirational figure to less experienced procurement professionals in the team, demonstrating best-in-class procurement and acting as coach / mentor to raise performance
  • Using world-class procurement toolkits to deliver results from cost savings to risk mitigation

Required background: -

  • Impressive Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management track record, with a CV that clearly demonstrates your personal procurement results / achievements
  • Excellent background within IT Procurement
  • Commercially savvy, with the ability to influence senior stakeholders and gain internal buy-in, in an organisation renowned for its excellent company culture
  • Degree, MBA & MCIPS preferred though not at all essential

This is a standout opportunity for an accomplished IT Procurement specialist to break into a globally revered industry leader and create a legacy for oneself.

For more information, please apply directly through this website or e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Indirect, London, Watford, Milton Keynes, Global, Strategic Sourcing, IT, Hardware, Software, Technology, Global Category Manager, Procurement

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