Senior Category Manager with IT Infrastructure

Competitive + Car allowance + benefits
30 May 2021
29 Jun 2021
Buyer, Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Partnering with a leading and innovative Technology giant who is looking for experienced Technology Procurement professionals with Infrastructure experience…

Due to an internal promotion, my client is currently recruiting for a Senior Category Manager within their Technology team to take the lead on IT Infrastructure spend. This is pivotal role within group technology procurement and will take responsibility for the contractual management and strategic sourcing for major vendors within this space.

You will have a strong background within Technology procurement, come from a large corporate background with an understanding of building effective relationships internally with the wider commercial business.  You will be pro-active in your approach, using your category knowledge to identify and implement sourcing solutions to build value across a £MM spend. This position also has a global element to it, so if you have any experience of global strategic sourcing, then this would be a plus!

Senior Category Manager Experience:

  • Proven Procurement experience in Technology related category areas and the wider competitive context within which the business operates.

  • Able to handle deals and negotiations of increased complexity, with support by more senior procurement leaders. Start to manage spend areas as opposed to individual deals.

  • Leads and manages larger/complex projects

  • Manages larger amounts of spend through deals negotiated, support spend strategy development.

  • Works with stakeholders and can do so within multiple business units.

  • Defines process for complex situations. Identifies and drives improvement.

  • Contributes to all components of category strategy & execution.

  • Defines and executes analysis, leveraging company strategy.

  • Adapts style to communicate & influence across multiple levels.

My client is well known for their excellent culture, career development and progression opportunities and run many projects and campaigns within their social responsibility agenda.

If you are now looking for your next career move, to an exciting and innovative organisation that gives you the support to build your career and challenges you to stretch to the next level, within a supportive group, then this is the role for you!  If you love your technology and are looking to be at the front end of new and emerging technologies, then you couldn’t be in a better place than here!

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If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please call Craig Gallagher on +44 (0)1403 248448

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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