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Procurement Category Manager: IT and Digital Transf

Procurement Category Manager: IT and Digital Transformation

Aerospace and Engineering Multinational

Surrey/Hampshire

Contact: Rhys at [link removed]

This FTSE 250 organisation with a global reach are looking for a Category Manager to join their team with the responsibility for managing all areas of spend relating to IT hardware and software and technology services whilst helping to drive forward their long-term IT strategy.

The firm is currently undergoing a £100 million-pound digital transformation, touching all areas of the business across all the 6 countries it operates in. The Category Manager can expect to be taking full responsibility for the management of business-critical suppliers who are vital to delivering for the organisation's clients.

Procurement Category Manager: IT and Digital Transformation, role responsibilities will include:

  • Working across the IT procurement category including software, hardware and telecoms, with direct responsibility for the sourcing of new suppliers, negotiations, contract management and performance monitoring
  • Setting both strategic sourcing guidelines and implementing procurement policies, whilst liaising with key stakeholders to determine the direction of the organisations digital transformation
  • Managing supplier relationships and ensuring that those on the supply list are properly always engaged and managed within the parameters of a highly regulated environment

The successful candidate will have to demonstrate:-

  • At least 5 years procurement and sourcing experience is essential, with specific knowledge of IT and technology procurement
  • Experience in industrial or engineering sectors is beneficial
  • Previous experience of working on digital transformation programmes or working within an organisation undergoing technological change is highly desirable
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and spoken, with the ability to lead negotiations and influence stakeholders
  • Strong educational track record, CIPS accreditation highly desirable
  • Full right to work in the UK, due to the nature of this organisation the individual will need to be eligible for security clearance

This is a fantastic opportunity for an IT Procurement Professional to grow and develop exponentially within a growing function. If you think you have a suitable background, please send a copy of our CV to Rhys at[email removed]

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Advertiser
Bramwith Consulting
Reference
BBBH13338
Job Type
Town/City
Woking
Salary
£40000 to £65000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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