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£90K Category Manager -Technology

£90K Category Manager -Technology

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £900000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Diane Marjoram

  • Contact email:

    Diane.Marjoram@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J689492_1662660574

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    NA

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Technology Category Manager

Salary: Up to £90K + Excellent Benefits

Location: Manchester + hybrid Working (either one of listed locations as office base 1 or 2 days per week+ WFH)

Type: Fulltime| Permanent

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

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 IT & Technology Procurement projects - supporting the organisations journey towards digitisation.

Technology Category Manager 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:

  • Demonstrate a breadth of strong IT and Technology category experience
  • Demonstrate Procurement experience gained in a complex 'blue-chip' environment
  • Be comfortable operating in an autonomous fast paced Procurement environment, and be willing to lead and manage end to end complex IT sourcing projects
  • Degree or CIPS qualified

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