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Category Manager - Technology

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

  • Contact email:

    michelleperkins@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH24981_1629729941

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Michelle Perkins

Are you an experienced IT or Technology Category Manager? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge, where you can join a growing department?


I'm recruiting for a Technology Category Manager to join this Coventry based organisation. The role offers flexibility and can be a mix of office and home working. You will be responsible for a spend of approximately £30M and will focus on the strategic management and ownership of the Technology category. You will deliver a sustainable supply chain to ensure value for money is achieved.


Your key responsibilities will include identifying opportunities to generate efficiencies and improve cost, leading the end-to-end procurement and vendor management, leading and manage RFPs as well as being a pivotal part of the organisation's sustainability plan to include ethical and responsible sourcing.

In order to carry out this role, you will need the following:

  • Previous experience in managing IT or Technology procurement
  • Commercial negotiation and supplier management experience with a track record delivering cost savings, service improvements, and supplier innovation
  • Proven stakeholder influencing skills and experience in supplier development and commercial cost reduction
  • Practical knowledge of IT service agreements, Licensing and SAAS agreements
  • Excellent presentation and influencing skills
  • Substantial time and project management skills
  • Ideally MCIPS qualified or willing to work towards this


In return, you will receive a salary of circa £50,000 + benefits


If you meet the above criteria, please do not hesitate to apply.

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