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IT Category Manager

Your new company
A fantastic organisation based in the heart of Birmingham City Centre who are a well known public sector organisation.

Your new role
You will be working closely with the Head of Procurement supporting them and acting as a Category Manager for IT, mostly software licensing and cloud contracts. You will be able to understand, interpret and communicate the organisations strategy for all third party spend. Develop and manage Category Sourcing Plans in conjunction with Stakeholders, manage and lead the implementation activities. Ensure value for money and legal compliance while meeting the needs of Stakeholders and Procurement, in an effective manner. And add value to Stakeholders and Procurement through delivery of sustainable savings and process improvement.

What you'll need to succeed
You must be educated to degree level and MCIPS qualified (or working towards this), with proven experience of public sector procurement and experience of conducting tenders to OJEU requirements. You will also have experience and knowledge of IT procurement and contracts (particularly software licensing and cloud contracts) and have the ability to build relationships within the supply chain and internal clients.

What you'll get in return
You will be paid between £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience and suitability with the added bonus of an excellent benefits package.

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.
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Job Type
£40000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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