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IT Global Category Leader - Ref: 17960

  • Location: London - West London
  • Salary: up to £369 per day
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Languages: No languages
  • Categories: IT/Telecoms - Procurement/ Purchasing


Your new job title: IT Global Category Leader

Duration: Long term temp assignment until 30th April 2018

Daily rate: up to £369 per day PAYE or £478 LTD co (equivalent of up to £96k)

Location: West London

Job posting ID: 64946

Our client a Major FMCG company are seeking a IT Global Category Leader to lead the creation, execution and management of comprehensive global sourcing strategies for specified global spend categories.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Leveraging deep category and market expertise
  • Operating in a truly global manner
  • Utilizing the companies Procurement policies, procedures, processes, systems and methodologies
  • Engaging and building strategic relationships with key senior stakeholders and business partners
  • Understanding the business requirements of key stakeholders and business partners and positioning the Procurement value proposition
  • Delivering the needs of key stakeholders and business partners through creation and execution of global sourcing strategies
  • Identifying and delivering business benefits aligned to assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation
  • Ensuring financial value delivered is recognized by affected stakeholder communities and Finance groups, to allow benefit capture and transparent decision making
  • Building and leading effective strategic relationships with key suppliers
  • Driving sustainable value for the company from key supplier relationships

The skills you require to be successful:

  • Previous experience on working on Global Sourcing Strategies
  • Previous IT Procurement experience for end user hardware/software and services
  • Strong stakeholder Management experience
  • Strong relationship building up to director level
  • Ideally from an FMCG background
  • Enthusiastic personality

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