EMEA Sourcing Specialist - Tech

GBP90000 - GBP100000 per annum +
19 May 2022
18 Jun 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Contract Type
Full Time

EMEA Technology Category Lead - FTSE30 Banking Major - London - £80-95k+ Generous Package - Fast-track Promotional Opportunities

As one of the most recognised financial services brands in the world, this aggressively expanding blue-chip is looking to add an ambitious Technology Category Lead to join a best in class function taking over the EMEA region to drive innovation. Working out of their West London HQ, the successful Procurement professional will be liaising across the entire Technology Procurement team in a role that will be tasked with shaping global IT strategies. As a member of the leadership team, this position works directly alongside the Head of Technology Procurement in a commercially intelligent working environment with a clear path for progression internally.

Procurement Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Managing large spends across IT Procurement and creating long-term strategic relationships with key suppliers
  • Develop new strategies for business development and reporting to senior members as to how the company can develop the Procurement function further
  • Negotiate, and create relationships, with internal & external suppliers whilst developing a strong network for each particular market
  • Conduct deep research into IT category and identify how you can generate savings across them
  • Manage stakeholder relationships - ensuring a positive working relationship is in place

Key Skills & Experience Sought:

  • Strong IT Procurement experience
  • Proven track record of managing a large spend and delivering savings
  • History of negotiating with the ability to influence decisions in your favour
  • Good communication skills with past experience managing supplier and stakeholder relationships
  • Degree level 2.1 or equivalent (desirable)
  • CIPS (desirable)

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sophie at jobssc@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement