Category Manager - IT & Telecoms

England, London, City of London
£50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + car allowance
09 Jul 2019
23 Aug 2019
Adam Zaidman
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Category Manager - IT & Telecoms - London - £50,000 to £55,000 + car allowance + package

After winning lucrative contracts with key British organisations, our client is on the brink of disrupting the utilities industry with what is quite possibly the Europe's most ambitious roll-out projects. In order to facilitate this rollout they are seeing a Category Manager to take the lead on the IT and Telecoms procurement projects.

What does the role entail?

  • The Procurement Manager will devise the procurement strategy, planning and execution of end-to-end procurement projects across IT, Telecoms
    • Other projects will include Facilities Management and Prof Services
  • As the face of the Category, the successful procurement professional will take ownership of sourcing and negotiating when running RFP/Qs
  • Manage relationships
  • Negotiating robust contracts aligned with the company's interests

The successful candidate will have…

  • Extensive experience working on complex IT and/or telecoms procurement projects
  • Good technical knowledge of tendering tools such as Oracle and SAP
  • Consistently delivered impressive individual savings targets against set budgets
  • Confidence when managing and making recommendations to stakeholders at all levels (internal and external)
  • CIPS qualification (advantageous)

Please submit your interest by pressing the Apply button below, or email

Key words: Procurement; Procurement Strategy; IT; Telecoms; Indirect; Indirect Procurement; Category Manager; Procurement Manager; Stakeholder Management; End-to-end procurement; tendering

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