Indirect IT Procurement Category Manager / Industry-Leading

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + Bonus
25 Nov 2021
25 Dec 2021
Amy Anslow
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Indirect IT Procurement Category Manager / Industry-Leading Organisation / FMCG / York / Flexible Working / £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits inc. Bonus

This industry-leading organization is seeking a passionate procurement professional to join its team as an Indirect IT Procurement Category Manager. Reporting into the head of procurement, you will have autonomy over certain IT procurement sub-categories, such as hardware, within a best-in-class environment.

The diverse nature of this role in terms of varied day-to-day activities across a range of exciting projects; you will also gain exposure to other indirect procurement categories, such as Marketing procurement and HR procurement. This organization provides a great working culture with a very flexible approach and extensive opportunities for future progression. This is not an opportunity to miss out on.

Indirect IT Procurement Category Manager, your responsibilities will include…

  • Autonomy over some IT procurement sub-categories and provision of essential support on delivery and execution of all IT procurement activities, from developing supplier strategy and sourcing options to assessing commercial needs across the technology cost base
  • Building, developing and maintaining effective relationships with internal stakeholders, from technology and procurement colleagues to industry-leading suppliers
  • Undertaking a variety of day-to-day responsibilities, from marketing analysis and benchmarking to competitive tenders and excellent negotiation
  • Develop, own and manage specific RFPs and related procurement processes whilst working collaboratively with the procurement team

Indirect IT Procurement Category Manager, requirements to apply include…

  • MCIPS/Degree would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent skills surrounding stakeholder management, organization and collaboration
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong track record in procurement, particularly in relation to IT procurement and IT procurement sub-categories, such as software, hardware and networks

For more information regarding this exciting new procurement opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to Amy at or directly through this page.

Key words: Procurement, IT procurement, IT, Technology, Telecommunications, software, hardware, Cloud, e-commerce, Media, FMCG, private, public, direct, indirect, category manager, stakeholder management, SRM, contract management, Marketing procurement, HR procurement, Indirect procurement, Professional Services procurement, Leeds, Yorkshire, Manchester

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