I.T Category Manager
Salary £50,000 - £58,000 per annum
Location Stoke on Trent
Consultant Lee Carey
Date posted 09 April 201811 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard London, WC2E 9AB Robert Walters United Kingdom
An excellent opportunity has arisen for my client who are looking to recreuit a new I.T Procurement Category Manager position based at their Head Office in Staffordshire
This is an exciting opportunity to join a a rapidly growing business that was established two years ago out of a blue chip organisation.
They are about to undertake an ambitious change programme to revolutionise their IT systems and improve their customer experience and will be working with the IT suppliers to ensure they keep on top of the latest innovation and technology.
Summary of role:
The IT Category Manager will report into the Head of Procurement and will have interaction with the COO and will manage their IT supplier portfolio. The Procurement Category Manager will manage performance and relationships with existing suppliers, benchmarking costs, and creating and maintaining category plans, including sourcing the market, identifying and promoting new innovation alongside the Head of IT.
Skills/ Experience Required:
Extensive experience in all aspect of IT procurement and contract management from supplier management and tendering through to negotiations and on-going contract management
Experience in managing software and hardware along with IT support contracts, including use and understanding of Microsoft agreements
Experience in working across the Procurement cycle from pre tendering activity right through to day to day contract management
Extensive experience in strategic sourcing (including use of e.g. spend analytics, benchmarking) to deliver bottom-line impact.
If you are interested in thsi excellent opportunity to join a business at this exciting period please click apply or contact Lee Carey for further information