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IT Category Manager - £65K

IT Category Manager - £65K

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Anthony Barden

  • Contact email:

    anthony.barden@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J12787_1556120381

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you an ambitious IT Category Manager looking for your next move?

As part of a major procurement transformation, an international business and technology consulting firm is looking to hire a new Category Manager to define global strategy for technology spend across hardware, software, hosting and telecoms.

Role & Requirements:

  • Develop and implement end to end, global IT category strategies delivering year on year cost reduction and value for money
  • Build strong relationships and work closely with key business stakeholders at all levels
  • Assess, negotiate with and manage suppliers, consolidating supply base and reducing tail spend
  • Act as champion for the global procurement transformation project, with an emphasis on embedding category management across the business