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£86K Software Procurement Category Manager

£86K Software Procurement Category Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £860000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Harry Noble

  • Contact email:

    harry.noble@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J144_1662392855

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    NA

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Software Procurement Category Manager

Salary: Up to £86K + Excellent Benefits

Location: London/Birmingham/Sheffield/Southampton (1 day in office pw max)

Are you a Senior IT Procurement Manager with experience of delivering complex sourcing projects across the breadth of the Technology category? This is a newly created role and a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of a newly transformed Procurement function!

Role:

Key to your success in this role will be the ability to develop key stakeholder relationships with the CIO community, positioning Procurement as a "value-add" business partner. Ultimately, you will be tasked with driving commercial value across a broad range of business critical Indirect Procurement projects - supporting the organisations journey towards digitisation.

You will need to:

  • Be commercially astute, financially literate and legally competent to negotiate contracts
  • Have strong influencing skills and leadership, with the gravitas to negotiate credibly with suppliers and engage with the CIO and the executive management team
  • Be results driven with a track record of achievement while adaptable in the face of adversity

Experience:

  • You will demonstrate a breadth of Technology category experience, particularly in the Software space.
  • You will demonstrate Procurement experience gained in a complex 'blue-chip' environment; Financial Services experience would be ideal
  • You will be comfortable operating in an autonomous Procurement environment, and be willing to lead and manage end to end sourcing projects
  • MBA or Degree qualified ideally.