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IT & Digital Category Manager

University of Huddersfield
London (Central), London (Greater)
£36,724 - £41,308 per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

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Specialist Area
Job Level
Information Technology
Contract Type
Full Time


An exciting opportunity exists to work within the Procurement Team as part of the Financial Services Department which supports the Schools and Services of the University. The role involves responsibility for procurement in the areas of IT & Digital and is key to supporting the delivery of the University’s ambitious Digital Strategy. This includes ensuring all procurements made in these areas are compliant, running, and managing tenders and mini-competitions for these categories and creating and implementing procurement strategies for these areas in conjunction with the Head of Procurement and staff in appropriate Schools/Services, particularly the Computing & Library Services Department.


You will have proven experience of working in a busy procurement setting and of building good working relationships in a customer-centred environment. You will also have experience of working with electronic tender systems, negotiating with suppliers and of analysing and producing procurement data. You will have a flexible, methodical and hard-working approach, combined with good oral and written communication skills and also be a member of the CIPS. The ability to work as part of a team but also at times independently is essential, as is the ability to work on complex projects involving multiple stakeholders.


Informal enquiries can be made to Joe Byrne, Head of Procurement on: 01484 256533 or


We offer an excellent employment package including hybrid working, blending a mix of remote and on-campus working (dependent on work duties).


For further details about this post and to make application please visit:


Closing Date: 26 January 2023


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