Smart Technology Category Lead - FTSE 50

Bramwith Consulting
London (South)
£30000 - £50000 per annum + package
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Smart Technology Category Lead - Central London - FTSE 50 Salary: Up to £50,000 based on experience This FTSE 50 technology conglomerate is looking to bring in a Smart Technology Category Lead to take a positive steps in a departmental transformation. Having recently undergone a globalisation the employer is making the UK procurement function the leading example for the rest of their global remit to follow. Part of their plan to meet this target is to increase the department size by 25%, hiring only the best, brightest and career minded procurement professionals. Key Procurement Responsibilities of the Smart Technology Category Lead: Within this exciting Greenfield role you will be allowed to develop your own innovative and bespoke procurement strategies for the sourcing of goods and services. Not only will you be taking a lead in the Smart Technology category you will also be involved in the procurement of Marketing, Logistics and Production services and anything required to assist in the development of new smart products. Part of the role will be focusing on supplier contracts including drafting and negotiation, as well as the completion of the tender process and all things pertaining to it. Key Skills and Qualifications of the Smart Technology Lead: Previous successful ventures within a transformation environment, and preferably creating and implementing new sourcing strategies within a Greenfield role Sourcing from the Far East is preferable, alongside previous work within a global matrix organisation First class interpersonal skills, as you will be influencing key C-suite stakeholders to obtain buy in for the procurement function Degree at 2:1 or above (or equivalent) This role is ideally suited for a technically minded procurement professional with a good commercial acumen. If you are interested in this role then contact Jason at Key Words: Procurement, Category Manager, Category Specialist, IT, Technology, Hardware, Software, Transformation, Greenfield, London, South England, IT Procurement, Technology Procurement, Start-Up, Shipping, NPD, New Product Development This job was originally posted as