Global Category Manager - IT

Portfolio Procurement
£60000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus and benefits
09 Aug 2017
13 Sep 2017
This global FTSE listed organisation, with a prestigious global brand has a new opportunity for a Global Category Manager - IT expert to join the class team to influence spend globally. IT category exposure: Hardware, Networks, Software and Infrastructure You will be reporting directly into the Head of Category Management to implement strategies and improve services to the company where possible. Role and responsibilities: Reporting into the Head of Category Management to ensure best services across IT related categories End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company Implement SLA's into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level Influence key stakeholders globally in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies Manage multi-million £ spends across assigned sub-categories Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge Experience and requirements: Proven procurement experience in IT spend (ideally a broad range of IT sub-categories) Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings Worked within a large, multi-site, multi-national organisation Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously Experience in building relationships in varied environments Ideally CIPS and degree qualified - not essential INDPRO This job was originally posted as