IT Category Manager - Blue-Chip Financial Services

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + Package
11 Aug 2022
10 Sep 2022
Tabitha Holdsworth
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Category manager - Blue-Chip Financial Services - Fast-Track Progression - £55k + Package - Software, Hardware & Telecoms - Central London Offices

Due to consistent annual growth, a fantastic opportunity has been made available for a driven and experienced IT Procurement professional to join this market-leading financial services firm as their Procurement Category Manager, focusing on a wide range of IT subcategories and working out of their glamorous Central London HQ

The successful Procurement Category Manager will oversee a large spends (£250m+) and will be given full autonomy to conduct strategies for the IT Procurement category and ensure the business is always developing. Working directly with the Head of Procurement and senior stakeholders, positive performance will be very visible in a role that is geared towards internal progression within 18 months as well as consistent salary reviews.

Procurement Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Managing a large spend across IT Procurement category
  • Develop new strategies for business development and reporting to senior members as to how the company can develop 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 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
  • Friendly, driven person looking to maintain high standards and set an example for self as well as others
  • CIPS/MCIPS desirable

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Tabitha at

Indirect Procurement, Indirect Procurement Manager, Finance, Banking, Insurance, HR, Professional Services, Stakeholder Management, Strategic Sourcing, Buyer, Senior Buyer, London, South London, FTSE 100, Blue Chip Organisations, Travel, Degree, CIPS

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