IT Category Manager - FTSE100 Professional Services Firm

City of London
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Package
09 Aug 2022
08 Sep 2022
Tabitha Holdsworth
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Category Manager - FTSE100 Professional Services Firm - £40,000 - £50,000 + Lucrative Package

Recognised within the FTSE100, this prestigious organisation have recently devised a 5-year strategy for the growth of their, already established, procurement function. Managing the largest spend area for the business, the successful procurement professional will be given full autonomy to mould the IT category in their own image and develop long-term strategic relationships with stakeholders and suppliers

Procurement Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Managing a large spend across IT Procurement category whilst driving continuous improvement
  • Develop new strategies for business development and reporting to senior members as to how the company can grow the procurement function
  • 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 Requirements:

  • Proven track record of managing spends across IT and other indirect categories
  • Previous experience working in an established procurement function
  • Confidence when engaging with senior stakeholders and managing directors
  • Thrive in a vibrant working environment, relishing the opportunities of working in a close-knit procurement function
  • Degree educated (or equivalent), CIPS preferred

To apply, please forward your CV to

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

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