CATEGORY MANAGER (IT)

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Easton
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
23 Mar 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A large professional services employer in central Bristol is currently recruiting for a Category Manager (IT) on a full-time 12 month FTC. Due to the size and nature of the organisation, it is likely that his role will become permanent.

Responsibilities

 Lead delivery of the end to end execution of the Procurement process
 Build the Category Strategy for IT, focusing on large IT projects (software, equipment)
 Identify and implement cost optimisation opportunities
 Challenge stakeholders in a manner appropriate to preserve relationships while achieving the right overall commercial result.
 Manage delivery of Procurement process, policy and procedures
 Negotiate and implement contracts for the IT Category and ensure their compliance to the agreed service, performance, quality and delivery levels.
 Monitor local suppliers, assess and improve their performance including delivery against agreed contractual measures and Corporate Responsibility requirements.
 Proactively manage commercial and contractual risk with third party suppliers.

Benefits

 Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance
 Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
 28 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to purchase extra days
 Interest free season ticket loan scheme

Person specification

-strong IT procurement knowledge
-Category management
-CIPS desirable

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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