IT Procurement Category Manager

6 days left

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Up to £60,000 per annum
04 Dec 2018
18 Dec 2018
Senior Management
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

My client is undertaking a business wide transformation and so we are seeking a commercially minded and highly motivated and experienced IT Category Manager who has substantial experience and knowledge in procuring all elements of IT.


  • The role will involve managing all elements of procurement for IT, which will include hardware, software, professional services and licensing.
  • Key projects in support of the transformation programme will include CRM, ERP, telephony, and various hardware and software implementation services
  • You will provide advice and guidance to ensure procurement services are compliant, effective, and provide best possible value – working in an effective and economical way to achieve value for money.
  • You will work in collaboration with stakeholders, initiating and maintaining relationships with critical suppliers, negotiating contracts/agreements and undertaking key sourcing and tendering exercises.
  • You will be required to maintain awareness of risk management for supply contracts that are of significant value and/or represent strategic supply chains

Person specification:

The successful candidate will have extensive experience within Public Sector utilising OJEU, frameworks and other routes to market.

The candidate will also ideally have the following:

  • Educated to degree level or above
  • An extensive history of delivering IT related procurement.
  • Prince 2 or similar project management qualification
  • Substantial negotiation and influencing skills
  • Procurement experience within the housing sector
  • Experience of complex and high value Public Sector IT procurements
  • Experience of working alongside a care/support business and other diversified activities within the housing/not-for-profit sector.
  • ITIL qualified and/or a good working knowledge of IT service management

If you are interested in this opportunity to be part of an IT Procurement Transformation, then please get in touch at 0203 0319639.

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