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Date Added: Wed 09/12/2020

ICT Category Manager

Nottinghamshire, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £300 - £350 / daily

IT Category Manager Required


Duration:             Interim

Location:             Nottingham

Hours:                Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, flexibility if needed, Working from Home initially

Rate:                  £350 per day (umbrella)

An opening has arisen for an IT Category Manager on an interim basis with a large NHS Trust in the Nottingham area. This position will require candidates with a strong work ethic and attention to detail who are willing to work in an environment undergoing significant and exciting change at present.

The successful candidate have experience in a similar position and be responsible for:

  • End to end, strategic Category Management across IT Services category
  • Supplier Relationship Management, including management of global suppliers, gaining more value from their suppliers and performance management
  • Having an immediate impact with senior stakeholders, building strong relationships and being a crucial figure in positioning procurement more strategically within the organisation
  • Autonomously owning £ Multi-Million procurement and strategic sourcing projects from cradle-to-grave, from gathering stakeholders' requirements to ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract negotiation and award and supplier relationship management (SRM) phases
  • ‎ Lead, support and challenge suppliers throughout the commercial lifecycle to ensure best commercial outcomes are achieved
  • Focussing on complex Technology procurement categories across Application Development & Maintenance, Cloud & Hosting, Software Licensing and IT Consultancy, managing both leading IT suppliers as well as bespoke and offshore vendors

The successful candidate will be:

  • Experienced in a similar role
  • MCIPS Qualified and/or hold a degree in a relevant subject field
  • Passionate about innovative technology, with strong knowledge of the IT supply market
  • Knowledgeable of the end-to-end procurement process, with strategic (as opposed to just tactical) sourcing experience

To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Dan Sharp on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively email #removed#

At Venn Group we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the volume of applications which we receive this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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