Role details

IT Category Manager

West Midlands   •   £50,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • IT Category Manager
  • Blue chip organisation in the West Midlands

About Our Client

A blue chip organisation based within the West Midlands who are looking to expand their team further.

Job Description

  • Delivery of category management procurement expertise and assistance to the business's IT function for all their procurement needs.
  • Ensuring value for money is delivered (savings & cost avoidance) whilst demonstrating full compliance in all 3rd party IT contracts through analysis, planning, negotiation and adherence to the procurement and contracting policies.
  • Proactive management of all IT contracts ensuring suppliers are on fit for purpose contract terms in line with Legal requirements.
  • Undertaking competitive tendering for IT requirements to demonstrate value for money.
  • Bench-marking and negotiation of existing 3rd party supply contracts. Ensuring optimum market pricing is achieved, offering solutions where switching to more cost effective providers are required and appropriate.
  • Support IT function with annual budget reporting, building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Define, train and implement new processes enforcing best practice procurement
  • Ability to manage complex stakeholder matrix
  • Supplier relationship management - create governance, monitor and report performance, improve contracts where appropriate
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting to IT senior management and Head of Procurement as well as advice on procurement strategy aligned to the overall IT strategy.
  • Development of category strategies and supply mapping.
  • Supporting the Procurement function in its top level strategic development plan.
  • Managing IT Buyer, responsibilities, development, objectives and attainment of objectives
  • Coach, guide and mentor other functions regarding best practice procurement
  • Support of source to pay system

The Successful Applicant

Highly experienced IT procurement professional.

MCIPS qualified.

What's on Offer

£50,000 - £60,000 + package.

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