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Job Title

IT Procurement Category Specialist

RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorOther
Salary£50,000 per annum
Town/CityWest London
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted24 October 2018

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Our client is offering a fantastic opportunity for a procurement professional to join a growing UK strategic team. With a current workforce of 16,000 globally our client is expanding and need to recruit an IT Procurement Category Specialise who will be responsible for category purchasing, planning, supply and logistics, ensuring the best possible options for the Company in terms of product quality, provisioning, cost and overall standards ensuring project timeline adherence and delivery. This is a global role and some travel will be required.

  • Working to Company procedures and policies to procure IT goods and services for cruise ship fleet
  • Source the best players in the market by identifying the right products and suppliers in terms of value, delivery schedules and quality, providing clear comparisons and analysis for the best quality/price choice
  • Working with the IT department, establish a holistic category plan with specific sub-category planning to achieve wider department objectives
  • Ensures that goods and services are delivered in a timely manner and that the quality is as required
  • Working with the IT department, establish framework agreements with key suppliers
  • Negotiate with external providers to obtain the best commercial agreement, including preferential payment and INCO terms
  • Working with operational departments, constantly review stock and expected deliveries to ensure that optimum arrangements are in place without a negative impact on the operation
  • Support department owners and Procurement with category and supply base knowledge
  • Manage RFQ and bids
  • Manage the flow of all product and service requisitions
  • Produce periodic reporting, including supplier performance against predetermined KPI’s, including weekly expected receipt reports
  • Line management of Category Buyer
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Experience of using Procurement systems (e.g. Oracle / SAP applications)
  • PC literacy with proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, such as vlookup, pivot tables etc (Essential)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Bachelors degree in Business or IT preferred
  • MCIPS (preferred but not essential)

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Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.

For more information please call 01494 620 160.

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Tel: 01604 876 345
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