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Interim IT Category Manager

Interim IT Category Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

  • Contact email:

    jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    650

  • Salary low:

    550

  • Job ref:

    JM189_1657641616

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6-months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Role: Interim Category Manager - IT Software & Services

Rate: Umbrella rate is up to £650 p/d UMBRELLA

Location: UK Wide - offices in London, Southampton, Birmingham and Sheffield

Duration: Initial 6 months

Client: FTSE 100 Financial Services provider

Overview:

- Jobholder will operate as a dedicated IT Procurement Business Partner to one of the Finance divisions within the bank

-Spend:

oRun the bank spend = £75m (OPEX)

oChange the bank spend = £100m

-Common Suppliers:

oFinestra, CGI, Wipro, Infosys, ChinaSoft, Tech Systems

Key Criteria:

- Experience of working on "programme engagements" - most procurement activity is related to bank/function wide change projects not BAU

- Category experience in Software, Applications and IT professional services

- Financial Services would be preferred but not essential

- Ideally some experience of working in a Procurement Business Partner capacity - aligned to a specific customer

- Style must be articulate, to the point, punchy and concise

- Evidence/Experience of working in fluid, fast paced, changing environments