Senior Category Manager IT/IS

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Manchester
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A well known and trusted brand within the Financial Services sector are undergoing a period of sustained growth and procurement transformation. They are seeking an ambitious Senior IT/IS Category Manager with the drive to move into procurement leadership to join their team in central Manchester.

Client Details

Financial services business based in the North West and London

Description

As the Senior Category Manager - IT/IS, you will enjoy the autonomy to devise and implement strategy across the IT/IS Category.

Responsibilities:

Drive strategy and manage the complexities of large procurement projects across the IT category, with the opportunity to lead strategic sourcing initiatives.
Engage and partner with the critical senior stakeholder groups as you implement new IT procurement strategy and drive savings across the procurement function.
Utilise commercial acumen to identify opportunities that can deliver long term savings to clients, as well as demonstrating strong SRM principles to drive continuous improvement across the IT category.

Profile

Key Skills & Attributes Required:

Essential

Strong and recent knowledge across the IT procurement category; including software, hardware, networks and telecoms
Demonstrable record of achieving savings through strategic sourcing in the IT category
The gravitas to influence internal stakeholders
Degree (or equivalent) preferred, studying CIPS or MCIPS

Job Offer

Fast-tracked progression into procurement leadership


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