Category Manager – IT

Procurement & Supply Chain
£60,000 - £70,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc

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We are working with a global, Silver Circle Legal and Professional Services Firm. The Procurement team spend approximately £250m on a range of goods and services globally.

This is a new role which reports directly to the Sourcing Manager – IT and is based in central London. The primary objectives of the role are:

  • To successfully deliver Sourcing Projects working closely with Stakeholders across the global organisation.
  • To support Managers and Service Owners across the firm’s global organisation and successfully transition to the new agreements.
  • To support the delivery of Cost Reduction and Service Improvements when the contracts are Operational
  • To manage the risks associated with the firms suppliers globally

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

You will be an experienced buyer of IT looking to join a small (circa 10 people), high performing Procurement team working across a global organisation. Ideally you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in Sourcing IT across key categories (Hardware, Software, Services, Networks, IT infrastructure)
  • Considerable experience working in a similar Global Professional Services or large-scale corporate environment managing £ multi-million projects.
  • Ideally experienced in managing Contracts and Supplier Relationships.
  • Very strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English Commercial Law.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build trusted relationships and collaborate with a broad range of diverse and geographically spread out stakeholders

Reference: BBBH2560

Posted On: February 10, 2019

Jon Pollard
Head of Procurement Recruitment

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