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Global Category Manager, Technology - £70K

Global Category Manager, Technology - £70K

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Anthony Barden

  • Contact email:

    anthony.barden@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    70000

  • Salary low:

    60000

  • Job ref:

    J12787_1559745977

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A leading Technology firm in the heart of Surrey is seeking a Global Category Manager to help define Procurement strategy for a wide range of IT services.

Following a major Procurement transformation, this FTSE 100 company needs a Technology specialist to embed category management across the core business, and demonstrate the value of a truly strategic Procurement function.

As Procurement mandate has recently been granted, you will be starting in a strong position!

Role & Requirements:

  • Develop and implement end to end, global IT category strategies for hardware, software, hosting and telecoms, delivering year on year cost reduction and value for money
  • Spend responsibility of c£30-35m
  • Build strong relationships and work closely with key business stakeholders at all levels
  • Manage suppliers, help consolide supply base and reduce tail spend
  • Act as champion for the global procurement transformation project, with an emphasis on embedding category management across the business