Group Category Manager: Technology & Equipment

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
30 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Group Procurement Category Manager role available in leading security organisation.

Your new company
A global leading outsourced service provider are looking to recruit a strong procurement professional into their procurement function for Technology Equipment Category. They are a leader in their field and serve a range of clients across the globe supporting services such as cleaning, security, and transportation services. This role sits in head office and links in to global projects that are helping to develop their immature procurement processes.

Your new role
As the Procurement Category Manager for Technology Equipment spend you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic category plans and you will be sourcing, negotiating and contracting with key suppliers, ensuring supply chain solutions meet the business requirements and deliver value for money. You will be able to do this by working with your suppliers to establish clear KPI's and SLA's, and manage supplier performance against these within a culture of continuous improvement. This role covers the broad spectrum of Technology procurement sub-categories inducing CCTV, security badge technology, security infrastructure etc.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role you will be able to demonstrate strong cost saving ability and value add within the supply chain. You will have experience managing and negotiating multi-million pound contracts especially within the IT equipment category. You will be able to confidently liaise with a different type of stakeholder from corporate head office, to operational heads. You must be able to work in a fast-paced immature procurement function where processes are not fully defined and you have to use your influencing ability with those stakeholders who are not familiar with procurement and what your objectives are.

What you'll get in return
In return you will be able to work in a challenging environment where you really get to impact the business through procurement strategies that you are rolling out. They offer a competitive base salary with a car allowance and bonus scheme.

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