IT Category Manager

16 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Category Manager / Permanent / Southampton / £50,000-60,000 per annum plus competitive package

Sanderson Recruitment are working with a market leading international financial services provider to identify an IT Category Manager who will support the sourcing and supplier management activity across IT Hardware and IT Services sub-categories.

Partnering collaboratively with core functions and senior stakeholders from across the business you will lead on the selection of third party suppliers to maximise value.

Reporting into a Senior Sourcing Manager you will liaise with and support other Category Managers and projects as and when required.

The role requires the ability to influence a variety of stakeholders (internal & external) effectively; individuals must have a communication style and gravitas that allows them to coach, influence and integrate at all levels through strong relationships.

Key Categories:
  • Hardware
  • Hosting / Datacentre Services
  • Security
  • Digital

Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years procurement or commercial management experience.
  • Some exposure of supporting IT Hardware and/or Services sourcing activity.
  • Ability to lead tender processes and sourcing activity through to completion.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders.
  • CIPS qualified (desirable)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation with a fantastic reputation as an employer.

Please apply online, thank you.
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