Category Manager IT

Bramwith Consulting
Nottingham, UK
09 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is FTSE 20 brand experiencing a surge of worldwide growth with a presence in over 20 countries in 2019 and revenues in the billions. They are looking for a Category Manager to look after IT and Software and join their growing procurement function working with teams at a local, regional or group-wide projects. Working closely with the Global Category Lead, you will work on software procurement projects, working end-to-end and managing supplier/vendor relationships.

The role:
  • Manage end-to-end procurement projects in the IT category (software) from early stage strategy, negotiation, through to completion.
    • local, regional or group-wide stage
  • You will be the point of contact for suppliers and internal stakeholders to develop strategy and IT category initiatives; providing thought-leadership; expert knowledge; ongoing management of suppliers.
  • Leading and coordinating on different work-streams and initiatives within the IT Category, ensuring the timely delivery of objectives.
  • Delivering tendering projects

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment and on complex projects within the IT category, especially Software.
    • Ideally at a company with multiple brands and business divisions.
  • Delivering projects in a timely fashion, within budget and tangible evidence showing impressive individual savings against said procurement budgets.
  • Confidence when managing and influencing senior stakeholders - internal and external
  • In-depth knowledge of IT Procurement with demonstrable experience of delivering value in a timely fashion and showcasing a history of delivering impressive individual savings against budgets.
  • Knowledge of e-Tendering/procurement platforms such as SAP, Ariba and Oracle
  • Commercially astute; strong communication and negotiation skills; adept at applying a variety of commercial approaches to deliver real value to the business.

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