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


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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