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Procurement Category Specialist - IT Networks

Category Specialist - IT Networks - West London - Global Technology Firm - £50k - £55k + Benefits Package - Newly created position

Contact: [link removed]

This revolutionary technology platform is currently embarking upon large scale procurement transformation as it enters its 6th year of existence. With revenues due to triple in 2020 and with outreach across over 30 countries, this innovative online juggernaut is changing the game and rapidly progressing towards leading the industry. Procurement is the at the heart of company growth plans, with a greenfield function working closely with the board of directors to implement world-class procurement strategy across a variety of indirect categories.

As a result of their growth, they're seeking a bright, ambitious and up-and-coming indirect strategic sourcing specialist to join its as Category Specialist - IT Networks. With a challenging range of £ Multi-Million sub-categories to manage and a supportive and collaborative team ethos, the Category Specialist will embed themselves quickly and build an impressive portfolio of strategic achievements.

As a Category Specialist - IT Networks you will:

  • Design & implement innovative category strategies for Broadcasting technology requirements (including ISPs, CDNs, network and broadcast equipment and/or software)
  • Own the cradle-to-grave procurement process (ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract drafting & negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM etc)
  • Manage a challenging executive stakeholder community, honing your influencing skills and playing a key role in the further progression of procurement across this business
  • Work closely with the Group Head of Procurement to develop a new procurement spend area

Required experience & qualifications: -

  • A strong introduction to procurement via a FTSE 250 Procurement Graduate Scheme, or experience as a Buyer / Senior Buyer / Assistant Category Manager in a Blue-Chip organisation
  • Ideally at least a year specifically spent managing an indirect procurement category (i.e. Marketing Procurement, HR / Professional Services, IT, FM etc)
  • IT Procurement experience required, with experience/exposure sourcing broadcasting technology highly desirable
  • Full working knowledge of end to end procurement lifecycle, with exceptionally strong stakeholder management, strategic sourcing and project management skills
  • Degree & CIPS (or studying towards)

This is a stand-out opportunity for an ambitious procurement & sourcing specialist to focus on challenging strategic projects WITHIN A FORWARD-THINKING RAPDILY GROWING TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION.

To Apply PLEASE SEND AN UP TO DATE COPY OF YOUR CV THROUGH TO Adam @ [link removed]

Key skills: Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Stakeholder management, Supplier relationship management (SRM), Negotiation, Contract drafting and management, Marketing Procurement, Buying, Creative Agencies, Above the Line (ATL), Below the Line (BTL), PR, Events, Media, Indirect procurement, Global FTSE 100, RFP, RFQ, London, Uxbridge. Bracknell

Advertiser
Bramwith Consulting
Reference
BBBH10233.581111
Job Type
Town/City
Twickenham
Salary and benefits
Benefits
Salary
£50000 to £55000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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