Job Description

Category Manager - IT Procurement - 12-month FTC

£50,000 - £60,000

Birmingham based

Outsource UK is looking for a Category Manager on behalf of a Financial Services client of ours on a FTC basis, based in Birmingham. This role will be responsible for leading delivery of category plans across the business and development of category management processes and strategies in line with overarching procurement policy standards, regulatory requirements and third-party assurance controls

Duties required for this position:

  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders across all business areas and at all levels to identify, develop and deliver category strategies in support of operational objectives and expense management
  • Gather, assess and challenge business requirements in order to lead delivery of the end to end procurement process
  • Plan, coordinate and execute sourcing projects taking into consideration a risk-based approach and activity prioritisation
  • Review spend data to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and cost savings

Skills necessary include:

  • Extensive experience of independently managing procurement activities from need identification through to contract development and relationship management
  • Ability to deliver service quality and savings through effective category management
  • Able to lead on bid evaluation activities and processes

If you are a Category Manager looking for a new opportunity either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact or telephone 0161 694 9216

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