IT Procurement Category Manager

Procurement & Supply Chain
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum + Very Competitive Inc. Bonus

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We are working with a financial services organisation based on the South Coast, who are looking to recruit an experience IT Procurement Category Manager.

You will primarily work in the IT Software category, with responsibility for areas of spend

including both Server & Desktop application and related services. You will also lead on the selection and management of supplier partners for the organisation. This will involve working collaboratively with Stakeholders from across different business units, to ensure best value for money for the business. There may also be the need to support other categories and projects as and when required.

Key Category knowledge areas:

  • IT Software and related Services
  • Software purchasing and Licencing Models)
  • Understanding of underlying Hardware i.e. CPU core Vs Processor
  • Security and Cyber software
  • Escrow
  • Digital Marketing
  • Undertake Special Projects/ Tenders as directed
  • Support to Software Asset Manager

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • IT Procurement or related Commercial experience
  • Confidence in interaction with both IT Architectural and design teams and Senior stakeholders
  • Analytical with the capability to drive insight through analysis of key management information, such as cross business spend
  • Self-assured with the confidence to challenge senior stakeholders where required
  • People person who can work with stakeholders across the business, at different levels of seniority
  • Confident and able to suggest innovative and creative solutions to problems
  • Resilient with the strength of character to overcome challenges and deliver the best commercial solution for OMW
  • Self-starter with the ability to identify and deliver opportunities
  • Professional and able to represent the CCS team throughout OMW in a wholly professional and ethical manner

Reference: BBBH2510

Posted On: February 10, 2019

Jon Pollard
Head of Procurement Recruitment

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