Category Buyer IT

Posted 16 March by Elevation Recruitment Group
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A new role for a IT Buyer / Technology Buyer is being recruited with a leading organisation based in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

The role of IT Buyer / Technology Buyer will support the projects of their defined area of spend. This can include contracts such as Software, Hardware, Information and Communications Technology.

The Buyer duties will include:

* Liaising with stakeholder groups to define innovative procurement activities that drive real value
* Leading and managing category spend, sourcing plans and creating category objectives to improve service and cost reduction
* Supporting customer accounts, providing market and commercial insight with market forces
* Leading category plans with stakeholders, running tender exercises through RFI, RFQ

The successful IT Buyer will have the following skills and expertise:

* Strong people skills that enable leadership and help to gain the confidence of stakeholders
* A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
* CIPS Qualified (working towards full qualification)
* Demonstrate ongoing commitment to achieve personal and team goals
* Must have public sector procurement experience of leading tenders
* Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills

Salary:
Competitive

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group.

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of business across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions.

Required skills

  • Contract Management
  • Hardware
  • ICT
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Tender
  • OJEU
  • IT
  • Category Management

Reference: 40165650

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