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IT Category Manager

Salary £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Location Coventry, West Midlands
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00038795
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

IT Procurement
competitive salary

This is a business critical role within a newly established procurement team servicing multiple sites across the UK. This particular role has arisen through growth of the business.

You will manage the end to end supply chain activities across a range of IT categories of spend including telecoms. You will be responsible for identifying effective procurement solutions, delivering value for money with fit for purpose contracts, through a consistent and transparent process.

As part of this role, you will be required to develop category strategies and supply mapping. You will also undertake competitive tendering for all IT requirements to demonstrate value for money as well as benchmarking and negotiation of existing 3rd party supply contracts, to ensure optimum market pricing is achieved.

Skills and experiences required:
Must have IT specific procurement experience
Proven track record in negotiating contracts up to £5m annual value
Excellent knowledge of the market, IT suppliers, products and pricing models
Expert in category management, development of tools and techniques, including development of category strategies and implementation
Proven stakeholder management and influencing skills
Confident communicator and comfortable presenting

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