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Senior Category Manager (IT Managed Services)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£75,000 to £85,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
A well-known technology manufacturing business based in Cambridge are looking for a Global Senior Category Manager - IT Managed services, to join the team on a permanent basis. Experience with the IT Services category is essential, in particular implementing and leading global outsourcing arrangements. The team work 1 day a week on site all together and 4 days from home. Role Responsibilities: Lead assigned categories in all geographies globally. Develop and implement category strategies and category plans which are aligned to strategy, plans and priorities. For assigned categories, the category strategy and plan will identify opportunities for improvements in cost, quality, service, and innovation including in-life contract opportunities. Ensure that you maintain and develop knowledge of the markets and supply chain. Build and maintain strong working relationships with your customers. Engage Stakeholders and teams globally, regarding sourcing initiatives identified Utilise Ariba to support the delivery of the category plans, including RFxs and contract management Ensure that key contracts are being managed effectively, that all approvals and signatures are in line with company policy and the renewals are handled proactivelySkills And Experience: Hold MCIPS or working towards (desirable) Expert in crafting category strategies and plans Experience of the IT Services category and in particular implementing and leading global outsourcing arrangements Excellent understanding of procurement lifecycle concepts and procedures Proficient Ariba User (desireable) Outstanding communication and influencing at all levels both internally and externally Excellent analytical skills - ability to source data, analyse and draw conclusions Excellent reporting and presentation experience Project and Programme management experience - sourcing/category projects
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  • Job Reference: 704906791-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Robert Walters
    Robert Walters
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £75,000 to £85,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent