Senior IT Category Manager | FTSE 250 | London / Hampshire

Procurement Heads
From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + competitive bonus
28 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Due to a multi-million-pound Procurement Transformation, this leading Service Delivery Organisation is looking to expand the team and bring in multiple Senior Category Managers, one of which will be looking after Telecoms spend and one which will be looking after Software & Applications. These roles will be pivotal in looking at the category strategy not only on a regional basis but help drive this forward globally as the Procurement Transformation begins to be rolled out across the wider international business. The opportunities to leverage from other parts of the business and to tap into new areas of spend and rationalise the supplier base are endless. This role will report to the Head of IT Procurement who in turn reports to the CPO and this role has opportunities to grow and lead a team in the future. Duties and Responsibilities: • Planning and delivering category sourcing for the business across IT and Technology • Accountable for building and maintaining collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders • End to end category management across Telecoms and IT Software & Applications on a global level in the medium term • Build relationships with the ICT stakeholders and with other strategic suppliers that the business can leverage from Skills/Experience: • Have a broad range of IT Category knowledge, particularly in Software, Hardware and Telecoms • Good understanding of vendors, suppliers and commercial models for the Telecoms and Software area • Ability to influence and engage senior stakeholders • Proven ability of evaluating complex data and work within cross functional teams to get both cost and value for the business. • Degree or equivalent is preferred but not essential If you are a Procurement professional with a strong background in IT Procurement who is looking for a change and a chance to become part of a growing Procurement Team where there is huge investment in training and people development, then this could well be the role for you These roles are Hampshire based with an option to be based part time in London and also offer flexible working. This job was originally posted as

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