Catagory Manager - Software

Bramwith Consulting
London (South)
£55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + package
14 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Category Manager - Software - FTSE 100 Conglomerate Location: Central London Salary: £55,000-£65,000 10% bonus package Job Type: Permanent This UK based FTSE 100 group manage a combined spend into the billions of pounds, and is looking for a Software Procurement expert to come in and make an impact in a Greenfield procurement function for software spend. The role will have consultancy elements to it so would provide you with the opportunity to travel and face new challenges as the role progresses, with the opportunity to progress to higher levels throughout the company. Software Category Manager Position Responsibilities:- Manage a spend of £100 million for Software Procurement by identifying innovative options to the tier one software vendors such as Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle. Performance analysis and identify key areas for improvements in the current software strategy. Develop new software strategies and methods of strategic sourcing with the intention to save the organisation money. Manage and develop new and existing relationships with internal stakeholders in order to streamline the efficiency of the procurement function. Skills and Qualifications Required:- Show a keen ability to negotiate and interact with top level suppliers to provide the client with the best value possible. A high level of Software/IT procurement experience within a large company with a proven track record of excellence. Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, preferably with relevant qualifications e.g. MCIPS This is an opportunity to make an impact in a relatively Greenfield area for a globally recognised company with offices in the diverse and multicultural Central London, with the potentially to really fast-track your career. Key Words : Procurement, Category Manager, IT Procurement, Software Procurement, Supplier Relationship Management, Vendor Management, FTSE 100, Microsoft, Salesforce, Oracle, Procurement Manager, Professional Services, Application Development, Hosting, Application Maintenance, Software Licensing, Software Asset Management This job was originally posted as