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Global IT Category Manager

Posted 2 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Global IT Category Manager for International Technology Company

Your new company
Your new company is one of the largest technology companies in the world. They are well established and in over 150 countries.

Your new role
Within this IT Procurement role you will be responsible for carrying out innovative sourcing solutions using your vast understanding of IT. You will largely responsible for savings, profitability and overall performance of the IT platform. It will include negotiating successfully with suppliers as well as being responsible for ensuring the implementation of plans, having the knowledge about company spending and liaising with stakeholders. Your role will include challenging the current way sourcing is done and continuously striving for improvement. You must be confident, progressive, and be able to manage the £100 million of third party spend.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in this role you will need to have significant experience procuring IT services on a European or Global Scale. Your IT knowledge should be very strong and you should understand the market and trends. Ideally, you should have a CIPS qualification. You should have excellent inter-personal, communication and negotiation skills as well as the ability to influence. You should also be confident in your ability to lead and work with other internal teams.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary as well as a car allowance and a bonus scheme. You will also have the opportunity to have strategic ownership over the IT procurement for a global technology company.

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