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Senior Category Manager - IT

Job description

Job Description –

My client is a leader in the Financial Services sector seeking a Senior Category Manager for the IT/Telecoms division. This covers a broad range of products including Hardware, Software, Services, Professional Services, Cloud, and Outsourcing.

Key Roles & Responsibilities –

  • You will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining robust Category strategies and plans for the IT division with a long-term view and focus. 
  • You will work autonomously to deliver these strategies via appropriate sourcing methods to effectively procure all IT/Telecoms goods/services from 3rd Party Suppliers.
  • You will have a key responsibility to influence major stakeholders with an aim to deliver Total Cost of Ownership savings, Purchase Price Savings, Supplier Consolidation, Efficiency improvements, and Innovation and Cost Avoidance.
  • Broadly understand the current Spend Profile in all aspects of the IT/Telcom Category and provide Cost Saving Analysis and spend analysis. 
  • You will be a key point of contact for internal stakeholders, colleagues, and external 3rd party suppliers. 
  • You will be an expert on existing suppliers as well as using your industry expertise to source new suppliers and benchmarks. 

Job Requirements - 

  • You will ideally have 10 years' experience and in-depth knowledge of Category Management and Procurement within the IT and Telecom industries. 
  • A proven track record in spend profiling cost drivers and financial and regulatory environment. 
  • Degree qualified in Supply Chain or Procurement and IIPMM, CIPS, ACIPS desirable. 
  • Sound Oracle experience is advantageous. 
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills. 

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current job opportunity please contact Aideen on 014744652 / Aomahony@sigmar.ie

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