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Interim Category Manager

Industry SectorFinance, Banking & Insurance, Services
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 September 2018

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Interim Category Manager specialising in IT, London

Your new company: An Interim opportunity to join the procurement team in one of the most widely recognised multi-national banks in the UK has opened up. You will be joining a commercially successful business that prides itself on a strong core business, and will be joining at a time of exciting prospects, backed up by strong long-term sustainable returns.

Your new role: As the Interim Category Manager of the IT Infrastructure in London, you will be responsible for setting the strategies to manage and negotiate all external spend. You will report into the Category Lead, and will align the category plan to business objectives with a wide scale of influence. You will focus on optimising costs while taking into account supplier diversity, service levels and risks. You will explore the strategic business objectives for the bank. As the Category Manager, you will bring expert knowledge of external supply markets to define and develop strategic opportunities in the IT infrastructure area. This can include sub-category agreements such as IT infrastructure, Data centre services, systems management, storage (mainframe and open), Middleware and Networks.

What you’ll need to succeed: The successful candidate will ideally have extensive experience in procurement with a reputable firm, including dealing with senior stakeholders, including executives up to Board Level. The candidate will have either a Business degree, or equivalent commercial work experience. The company are looking for someone with knowledge and interest in the specific market, as well as great communication skills and ability to take initiative and employ creative problem solving.

What you’ll get in return: As well as a competitive day rate, you will get to work in a fast paced and highly motivated organisation. With dynamic work values, this company allows employees to work flexibly, with the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. You will also have different development opportunities to help you achieve your goals and ambitions.

What you need to do now If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion of your career.

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