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Procurement IT Category Manager 85k+ excellent benefits

Procurement IT Category Manager 85k+ excellent benefits

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Diane Marjoram

  • Contact email:

    Diane.Marjoram@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    85000

  • Salary low:

    70000

  • Job ref:

    J689919_1666266023

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-11-19

  • Consultant:

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Procurement IT Category Lead - upto £85K + Excellent Package

-Benefits: Pension + Private Medical + Dental + 4 x Life Assurance and buy or sell extra holiday options

-Manchester or London based: Flexible hybrid - office (choose either Manchester or London) 2 days per week/rest hybrid work from home

-Role type: Permanent | Fulltime| UK based

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the design and development of Technology category Procurement process, systems, tools and policy!

Are you a Technology Procurement leader? This is an exciting opportunity to introduce best practice, build stakeholder relationships and early engagement, own the spend category and demonstrate the strategic value of the end-to-end Procurement, whilst playing a key role in the development of a 'Greenfield' Global Procurement function, supporting the Head of Procurement with the ongoing design and development of the Global Technology Procurement, for a leading Law Firm.

Responsibilities overview:

  • Drive effective stakeholder engagement and relationships across the Global category
  • Create category plans aligned to overall service area
  • Create, implement and optimise the strategy for the procurement
  • Leverage deep category and market expertise to support in optimising value delivery from the supply base
  • Oversee and manage strategic sourcing, supplier & contract reviews/renewals and negotiation activities
  • Team leadership - 3 direct reports

Experience:

  • In-depth Technology Procurement experience within a 'Blue Chip' environment
  • Experience of leading, developing and implementing multi-regional category and sourcing
  • Strong experience of developing stakeholder relationships and influencing senior leadership
  • Demonstrable experience of applying best-in-class procurement practices, identifying, communicating and managing risks and commercial opportunities with stakeholders and suppliers
  • Robust understanding of key legal terms -commercial contract structures
  • Team leadership
  • Degree qualified

Open to discussing a new career challenge then click apply!