IT Category / IT Procurement Manager

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Spring Technology
14 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Category Manager - Leatherhead - Perm - £50k - £60k Per Annum.

The Company
An experienced IT Category Manager is required by a Global Financial Services company. This position is to be based in Leatherhead, with occasional travel to the London office.

The Role
This role will act as Category Manager in the best interests of the Company. Defining, delivering and leading category management of expenditure.

*Delivery of category plans in accordance with the prevailing Procurement and Business Strategies comprising all types of expenditure that deliver sustainable value and enhanced customer benefit;
*Influence business unit behaviour for the procurement of appropriate goods and services;
*Work with US counterparts to seek to optimise spend and seek opportunities for synergy across the Company;
*Manage risks linked to purchasing activity by supporting risk and compliance functions with agreed group policies, legal requirements, regulation and by engendering professional ethics;
*Mitigate potential problems through the enforcement of appropriate terms and governance as well as reacting to issues that arise;
*Ensure the compliance with the prevailing environmental and CSR management;
*Oversee the evaluation and continued management of suppliers;
*Ensuring appropriately rigorous selection and negotiation of agreements for the supply and
*Carry out duties adhering to internal policies and procedures in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, good governance and shared values, in particular, putting clients at the heart of the business.

Experience Required
*Degree or equivalent in a commercial or business field is desirable.
*Category management experience is essential to establish credibility with internal and external Stakeholders;
*Experience leading category plans, and able to evidence experience of successfully operating sourcing methodologies and processes;
*Proven track record of successful performance and delivery;
*Able to demonstrate experience of working as a Project Manager or project team member;
*Experience of developing and managing KPIs and balanced scorecards;
*Experience gained from working in a financial services and in particular Insurance
*MS Office proficiency

Benefits for this position include:-
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Life assurance
Private medical healthcare

If the above sounds like you then please apply now for immediate consideration.

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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