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IT Category Manager

IT Category Manager

  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Baker

  • Contact email:

    Paul.baker@wellstobias.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH6946_1579883998

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-23

  • Consultant:

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IT Category Networks Software Procurement

Wells Tobias Procurement are looking for a permanent Category Manager/Procurement Manager with IT/Technology experience.

This is a permanent role paying £50-55k plus up to 20% bonus and requires an experience professional with some relevant category experience.

Job details:

Define category priorities, build and implement category strategy

You will be responsible for the development and ownership of the Networks & Workspaces category. You will be required, among others, to understand existing supply relationships and spend, identify and establish strong relationships with key stakeholders and ensure that the appropriate procurement actions are taken for future requirements.

You will develop an actionable category strategy, in conjunction with internal stakeholders and the other category leaders operating in your area, in order to optimize the value of and future-proof our supply relationships, within the parameters of our Corporate Social Responsibility commitments.

You will also manage relationships with key suppliers in your category.

You will coordinate your category strategy with other category managers in the team and obtain the approval of the Head of IT Procurement for the category strategy.

Lead the fulfilment procurement needs in your area

You will run sourcing events (RFP, RFI, RFQ); Negotiate, draft and review contracts for within your assigned category area, or others as requested by the Head of IT Procurement.

It is Wells Tobias Recruitment Solutions' policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual applicants. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.