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  • Job Reference:958552CR_1546877295

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Leisure/Distribution

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Berkshire

  • Job Title: Procurement Category Manager - Technology Transformation

  • Job Salary: £70000 - £90000 Per Annum

Posted On: 7th January 2019

This is a brand new role for a senior-level Technology Procurement, working for a FTSE 250 business that are not only going through change within procurement, but a completely company transformation, modernising and improving their technology.

They are looking for a senior-level, experienced and highly strategic procurement that can come into the business, challenge the key stakeholders and support the transformation. A need of extensive supplier market knowledge, where the best technology for the company can be achieved and direction can be given to the existing IT Procurement Managers to execute the projects.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Support the C-suite and senior level stakeholders across IT to transform the category
* Conduct end to end procurement focusing purely on the company’s IT
* Heavy focus toward strategy, process improvement, supplier consolidation and transformation
* A large focus of the role will be aimed at building lasting relationships with suppliers
* Work within a close team , but take on projects autonomously, full responsibility of supplier selection
* Manage stakeholders at all levels – business leads to executive level
* Challenge stakeholders across the business with your own technical and previous experience

Experience required:

* Must have extensive IT/IS procurement experience at a highly strategic level
* Able to challenge the CxO / Board / IT Directors in changing suppliers or using alternative technology
* Proven wins and achievements, in relative sized projects
* Very confident in negotiating any level of stakeholder
* Able to build effective and lasting relationships internally and externally
* Willing to fully commit to the role and company throughout this exciting time of change
* Degree educated or MCIPS would be advantage, not essential

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