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IT Category Manager

A leading manufacturing company with a growing procurement team.

Description

  • Execute the global category strategy
  • Support stakeholders to ensure their key objectives are met within the IT Categories
  • Lead on IT sourcing, including market knowledge and best practice
  • Evaluate offerings from suppliers and present recommendations internally
  • Manage strategic contract negotiations through the bid process
  • Establish commercial terms within the overall contract through to contract approval and execution
  • Lead the development of Contracts and Service Level Agreements
  • Manage on-going supplier relationships
  • Cover other categories as and when the need arises

Profile

  • Experience in delivering a category plan
  • Experience of delivering short term savings
  • Demonstrated ability to lead negotiations in an IT / technology sector
  • Able to present the information in an informative and simplified manner
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate across various levels of the organisation
  • Experience of other Indirect categories is an advantage
  • MCIPS is an advantage

Job Offer

£40,000 to £45,000 depending on experience

Permanent

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14040831/001
Job Type
Town/City
Somerset
Salary
£40000 to £55000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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