IT Category Specialist - FTSE 100 - £40,000

Bramwith Consulting
London (West)
£35000 - £40000 per annum + CIPS Sponsorship + Package
11 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Category Specialist - FTSE 100 - West London - £40,000 CIPS Sponsorship Package This retail major is looking to hire an IT Procurement Category Specialist to help them through a global transformation. They are looking to invest heavily in their procurement function and the professionals to create a best in class procurement department, to lead by example to the rest of their global remit. Procurement Responsibilities of the IT Procurement Category Specialist: Work closely with the Global Procurement Manager, alongside senior stakeholders, in the procurement of IS Infrastructure and Outsourcing projects Develop strategies that will deliver the highest value for money possible, possibly extending into other areas of the business Manage supplier relationships in order to create and develop commercially viable contracts that mitigate risk Take a lead in the drafting and negotiation of key supplier contracts Liaise with C-Suite stakeholders to obtain buy-in for the relatively Greenfield procurement function and new strategies alike Key Skills and Qualifications of the IT Procurement Category Specialist: Cradle-to-grave category management experience, combined with a working knowledge of the entire tender process Knowledge of the key features of a contract and experience in drafting and negotiating deals with key suppliers Previous experience in a global matrix organisation is preferred Degree at 2:1 or above (or equivalent) coupled with relevant business qualification e.g. CIPS If you are looking to be part of an industry leading, FTSE 100, global brand and develop your professional procurement profile then send your Jane to Key Words: Procurement, Procurement Buyer, Category Buyer, Category Specialist, Procurement Category Specialist, IT Procurement, IT Procurement Specialist, IT Buyer, IS Infrastructure, Outsourcing Procurement, FTSE 100, West London, FMCG, Degree, CIPS, Career Progression This job was originally posted as