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Interim IT Category Manager - £480 pd (Umbrella)

Interim IT Category Manager - £480 pd (Umbrella)

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £480 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Solt

  • Contact email:

    sam.solt@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J14244_1601282625

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Interim IT Category Manager - £480 pd (Umbrella)

I'm currently recruiting a fantastic opportunity for an Interim Category Manager in technology sourcing to join a leader in the Pharmaceuticals industry, and support the execution of their global strategies, in Software, Infrastructure and IT Services.

This role is a 6-month contract, based in West London, paying up to £480 per day (Umbrella only).

Responsibilties:

  • Ensure effective sourcing and execution of comprehensive global sourcing strategies for technology
  • Effectively manage stakeholder engagement and working closely with senior stakeholders
  • Drive procurement initiatives and execute global strategies
  • Identify and deliver business benefit, savings opportunities and ensure financial benefit delivered is recognised
  • Leading, developing and managing the supply base, globally
  • Effectively build and maintain supplier relationships internally and externally
  • Negotiate, create, execute and manage effective global contracts with suppliers, maximising opportunity
  • Create and deliver effective global budgets agreed with key stakeholders and Finance

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Relevant experience in Tech procurement covering Software, Infrastructure and Professional Services
  • Experience managing large spends, on a global basis, achieving demonstrable savings
  • People management experience
  • Proven negotiations and contract management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Solve issues/blockage, beware of risks, support implementation and robustly forecast spend and saving
  • Ability to plan strategies & lead high level negotiations for long term and global, high value contracts

This is an urgent requirement, so if interested, please apply ASAP or email claire.shipman@1st-executive.com / call 01483213310 to discuss.