Procurement Category Manager - IT
Elevation Recruitment Group
Leeds , GB
14h ago

Job Description

A new role for a Procurement Category Manager - IT / Technology is being recruited with a leading West Yorkshire brand. The role, based in Leeds, will have total ownership of their defined area of spend.

You will be working with a variety of stakeholders and customers to deliver VFM and cost savings initiatives.

The Procurement Category Manager will act as an advisor, leading project groups and procuring goods and services in IT / Technology and other related indirect services.

The Procurement Category Manager duties will include :

  • Liaising with stakeholder groups to define innovative procurement activities that drive real value
  • Leading and managing substantial 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 OJEU, while utilising portals to advertise all contracts required to deliver
  • The successful Procurement Category Manager will have the following skills and expertise :

  • Strong people skills that enable leadership and help to gain confidence of stakeholders
  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
  • MCIPS 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 :

    £50,000 - £55,000 + pension, holiday, flexible benefits.

    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.

    Location : Salary :

    Salary : Leeds

    Leeds

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

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