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Senior IT Buyer

IT Category Manager

Asset Management Firm

Utrecht Area, Netherlands

€65K - €75K Range

Contact Eddy, [link removed]

Reference 9384.1

This leading asset management firm is seeking a highly experienced IT Procurement Manager in order to meet their growing and developing IT requirements. You will be operating within a flexible team structure and creating a wide range of procurement strategies across multiple categories including software, services, telecoms and SAAS/cloud services.

With changing demands and forecasted increases across procurement globally, you will apply your knowledge of end to end sourcing processes across the IT procurement category and develop and implement key procurement strategies across the organization.

The Role

As the IT Category Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Expanding the product portfolio and manage a broad range of IT procurement categories such as internal and external software products, telecoms, hardware and infrastructure with a spend value upwards of €30m

  • Developing and implementing key procurement strategies across your IT category and work with key stakeholders across the business including the Director of Procurement and VP Strategic Sourcing

  • Addressing the growing demand for cloud service products as the company shifts from hardware-based storage systems to more accessible IT solutions

  • Being the first point of contact with suppliers across the Benelux region, having liaised and agreed on product requirements with the contracts manager in your team

  • Applying insight and broader market knowledge of financial services and asset management to long term procurement objectives

Requirements

Key skills and experience required as IT Category Manager:

  • You will have a high level of experience in IT procurement, specifically hardware, software, SAAS, cloud infrastructure and telecoms

  • You are decisive and able to act as an advisor in decision-making processes when aligning procurement requirements with business objectives in financial services

  • Prior experience in managing complex contract negotiations

  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (Business, Economics, Finance, etc.)

You will be joining a leading asset management firm in their field and playing a key role in developing a sourcing strategy to meet evolving IT requirements. You will utilise your skills and market knowledge to optimise and grow the supplier network as well as negotiate best-in-class terms with suppliers to ensure best value and performance delivery. To apply please send a copy of your resume to Eddy at[email removed]

Advertiser
Bramwith Consulting
Reference
9384.1
Job Type
Town/City
Utrecht
Salary
£65000 to £75000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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