IT Category Manager

Bramwith Consulting
London (South)
£60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Category Manager - FTSE 200 Engineering Group - Greater London - £60,000 - 70,000 Benefits A global transformation of the procurement function, bringing it in line with the rest of the operation, has meant the need for an IT Category Manager. Devising the overarching strategy for the IT category alongside the Head of Procurement, will provide the successful applicant with the knowledge to move into a more senior role in the next two years. Category Manager Responsibilities:- Advise the business on their current procurement requirement specifications, whilst providing insight into the current market trends Use strong interpersonal skills to influence key stakeholders to take on new procurement strategies Engage with key suppliers, to produce fruitful long term relationships, ensuring commercially beneficial contracts Procurement Background and Requirements:- Ability to build relationships with strategic engagement with internal and external stakeholder engagement Prior experience in IT procurement, with a track record of making savings throughout your procurement career Degree qualified (2:1) or equivalent work experience MCIPS preferred The successful candidate will benefit from the open and flexible culture fostered at this FTSE 200 group, with innovative ideas flowing freely around the business. The major transformation being undertaken at this conglomerate has resulted in there being serious scope for the successful applicant to influence and make an impact on brownfield procurement strategy. For more information and to apply email a CV to Keywords: Procurement, Procurement Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, Buyer, Purchasing, CIPS, Indirect, Senior Procurement Buyer, Indirect Procurement Buyer, IT Procurement, Marketing Procurement, Greenfield, Travel Buyer, Category Manager, FM Procurement This job was originally posted as