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Global Category Manager – IT – 30034CR_1497453876

  • Job Reference:30034CR_1497453876

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: IT Services

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Surrey

  • Job Title: Global Category Manager - IT

  • Job Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This global FTSE listed organisation, with a prestigious global brand has a new opportunity for a Global Category Manager – IT expert to join the class team to influence spend globally. IT category exposure: Hardware, Networks, Software and Infrastructure

You will be reporting directly into the Head of Category Management to implement strategies and improve services to the company where possible.

Role and responsibilities:

* Reporting into the Head of Category Management to ensure best services across IT related categories
* End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
* Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company
* Implement SLA’s into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level
* Influence key stakeholders globally in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies
* Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies
* Manage multi-million £ spends across assigned sub-categories
* Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience in IT spend (ideally a broad range of IT sub-categories)
* Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings
* Worked within a large, multi-site, multi-national organisation
* Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment
* No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
* Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
* Experience in building relationships in varied environments
* Ideally CIPS and degree qualified – not essential

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