IT Category Manager

Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are pleased to be working with a business aiming to be the most trusted and high-performing partner for the sustainable transformation of the European energy system. As part of their commitment to new products, business models and technologies we are looking for an IT Category Manager to join the team in Leeds. 

We are seeking a specialist with drive, passion and energy and put their personal stamp on the IT category strategy.

As well as leading some of the major change initiatives , as a Procurement Specialist you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategy for a portfolio of external suppliers.

You will lead, manage and govern external spend on behalf of the business, and drive value across the long and short term.

You will engage with stakeholders, create reliable demand plans, and provide day to day guidance to the wider business.

You will also design commercial strategy and deliver into some really complex supplier negotiations.

If you are commercially savvy, and confidently use leading edge approaches. If you understand complex supply and value networks and can lead sourcing strategies within an IT supply chain this could be for you.

We are looking for someone with strong negotiating and deal closing skills with a track record of delivering excellent results.

We are looking for someone with excellent analytical skills, the motivation to learn and continuously improve processes and the people skills required to work with stakeholders and contractors at all levels.

A relevant honors degree and / or Chartered MCIPS (or equivalent), a minimum of 3 years continuous commercial experience, a good understanding of Contract Law and standard forms of contract are essential for success in the role.  

The job will offer a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of the business.

You'll be given all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long term ambitions. SALARY UP TO 55k

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