Procurement Category Manager - IT & Broadcast

Portfolio Procurement
Closing date
8 Jul 2021

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Technology & New Media
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This is a rare and amazing opportunity to join a truly global business with a brand that anyone would envy to have on their CV. The procurement team have an opportunity for an experienced Category Manager - IT & Broadcast to join the team expansion.

You'll be exposed to some really exciting and interesting projects in your category, working with key stakeholder in the business across various levels from Head of up to Board members. This will suit a highly ambitious, driven and experienced procurement team who's ready to take the gloves off and hit the ground running from day 1. This business, and team, have ethos of a collaborative culture so it's vital you enjoy the team working side of a role.

Category/sub-category exposure: Software, Digital, Applications, Broadcast, Broadcast Services, Hardware and telephony.

Role and responsibilities:
  • Support the Senior Category Manager in managing key stakeholder relationships
  • Advise new supplier sourcing opportunities, using market knowledge for you category
  • Continuously try to improve service or cost improvements, from short to longer term
  • Define, improve and implement category strategies, working with your key business partners
  • Minimise risk, by understanding the business needs and re-negotiating contracts where appropriate
  • Look to improve processes and team policies when suitable
  • Conduct full procurement activity; drafting RFx, contract award to re-negotiations

Experience and requirements:
  • Proven experience in IT procurement, across a range of Software, Hardware, IT Services
  • Worked in a complex environment, with large spends across multi-regions
  • Experience in influencing stakeholders at all levels to improve strategic procurement
  • Full end to end procurement, and all counterparts included
  • Confident and capable in managing senior business stakeholders
  • Worked in a heavy workload, fast pace and able to change with prompt demand
  • MCIPS qualification is a reference



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