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IT Category Buyer

A Growing Global Bank have created a new IT Category Buyer role in their Procurement team due to sustained growth within the company. With a spend of £30m this role is an excellent opportunity for the ambitious Procurement professional looking for the next step up. Working in a collaborative, innovative environment you will be provided second to none training and development including the sponsorship of CIPS. This is not one to miss with a clear line of progression to Head of the IT Category.

Description

  • Developing and Implementing IT Procurement strategy for the bank in line with business goals
  • End to end Procurement within IT
  • Supporting the Procurement Manager for IT on contract renewals and development for both new and existing suppliers as well as financial and market analysis
  • Managing and influencing key stakeholders within the bsuiness to a senior level (C-Suite)
  • Meet suppliers in order to review and track their performance - making recommendations accordingly

Profile

  • IT Category experience within Procurement
  • Excellent interpersonal and soft skills - able to communicate well, given the importance of managing stakeholder relationships
  • Procurement system experience
  • End to end procurement experience (preferable)
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Degree or equivalent qualification

Job Offer

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work within a growing organisation
  • Global progression opportunities
  • Clear progression opportunities to Head of Category
  • CIPS sponsorship
  • Development and training program
Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14021283/001
Job Type
Town/City
Reading
Salary
£40000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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