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Group Category Manager in North London

Job Title Group Category Manager
Location North London
Salary £50000 - £57000 per annum
Date Registered 21/06/2018
Job ID 123103684

Job Description

Group Category Manager - Networks, Telecoms and Security

Location: North London

Salary: £50,000 - £57,000 plus bonus, pension and excellent benefits

Please note that in order to apply for this role you will need to be eligible for SC (UK) Security Clearance

Do you have strong experience and knowledge in effective category management across Network, Telecoms and IT Security?

Our client have an exciting opportunity to manage an international, multifunctional team in the sourcing and management of suppliers within the Network, Telecoms and IT are. You will undertake contract management and competitions to ensure the procurement of contracts at the best possible price, delivery and quality with the purpose of optimising operational service and contributing to company savings targets.

You will be responsible for creating and implementing supplier relationships to deliver new technologies and services to the business, intelligently developing and deploying a range of sourcing strategies in cooperation with internal stakeholders.

Skills and Experience:

• Ideally a degree calibre procurement professional with experience of working in an international environment

• The ideal candidate will have demonstrated their ability to create effective teams (in a culturally sensitivity environment) supported by excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

• A proven ability to:

o influence multi-functionally, multi-nationally and at all levels within the organisation

o implement technology and service changes when working with internal stakeholders

o identify and implement negotiation strategies through a multi-function team

• Good understanding of IT goods / services and the evolution of the category

The role provides an excellent opportunity to:

o join a growing company, working in a challenging environment;

o influence the evolution of the company's IM environment; and

o develop new models for the implementing (or discarding) of new solutions

The position will involve working and travelling internationally with fellow procurement professionals, with internal stakeholders (internal customers, procurement colleagues, legal advisors) and with key suppliers

The team is knowledgeable and enthusiastic, placing great value on sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas. The team covers a broad range of topics, with a wide range of contracts ranging from short turnaround low value to strategically important service contacts.

If you are interested in this fantastic career opportunity please apply with your CV online or call Adam Roughton at Procurement People to discuss further.

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