IT Category Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Bath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1240514977
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Delivering the procurement processes and policies across all IT categories including telecoms, hardware, software and support services.

Client Details

A leading manufacturing company with a growing procurement team.

Description
  • Execute the global category strategy
  • Support stakeholders to ensure their key objectives are met within the IT Categories
  • Lead on IT sourcing, including market knowledge and best practice
  • Evaluate offerings from suppliers and present recommendations internally
  • Manage strategic contract negotiations through the bid process
  • Establish commercial terms within the overall contract through to contract approval and execution
  • Lead the development of Contracts and Service Level Agreements
  • Manage on-going supplier relationships
  • Cover other categories as and when the need arises

Profile
  • Experience in delivering a category plan
  • Experience of delivering short term savings
  • Demonstrated ability to lead negotiations in an IT / technology sector
  • Able to present the information in an informative and simplified manner
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate across various levels of the organisation
  • Experience of other Indirect categories is an advantage
  • MCIPS is an advantage

Job Offer

Competitive salary

£55,000 depending on experience

Permanent

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