Category Specialist - IT - £40k-£50k Package

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Category Specialist

Industry: FMCG

Location: Hertfordshire

Category: IT + Telecoms

Salary: £40k-£50k

Client Details

A leading Global FMCG brand are looking to bring on a talented IT Category Specialist due to growth within their well-reputed Procurement function. Their vision is to continuously improve the companies competitive edge, using best in class Procurement strategy, maximising value using an innovative, effective, strategic and passionate Procurement team.

Description

  • Managing the IT + Telecoms Category end to end, developing and implementing Procurement strategy
  • Delivering best value and cost savings, working closely with IT stakeholders to ensure best value and price is realised for the business
  • Supplier Relationship Management - ensuring value and performance
  • Building, managing and influencing relationships with senior stakeholders, building trust across the business

Profile

  • Expertise within the IT and Telecoms sub-categories including hardware, software, cloud, mobile and fixed line
  • Strong understanding of Category Management and SRM principles
  • Knowledge across a range of indirect categories
  • Good experience and knowledge of Procurement processes e.g. implementing eSourcing
  • Strong project management and stakeholder management abilities
  • Basic knowledge of SAP
  • Degree/MCIPS/Equivalent qualification

Job Offer

  • An opportunity to work as part of an established strategic Procurement team within a growing business
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Clear progression route internally - good exposure to senior management
  • Fast-paced environment

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