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Category Buyer (IT)

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

  • Contact email:

    jessica.williams@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH45960

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Category Buyer (IT)
Coventry
Paying up to £50,000 per annum

An opportunity has arisen for a Category Buyer (IT) to provide support to a growing and busy department within a luxury car manufacturer based in Gaydon. The Category Buyer (IT) is a permanent role and paying up to £50,000 per annum for the following skills and experience:

What you will be doing:

  • Covering a broad range of IT Categories including Infrastructure, Data Centre, SaaS, Applications (testing, development and maintenance)
  • Manage sourcing activities relating to your specific category including the creation, planning, and delivery of a Global Strategic Category Plan
  • Work with a wide variety of suppliers including niche and large global players, each of which will require a different procurement approach
  • Liaising with stakeholders to gather requirements, develop sourcing strategies, objectives, and plans, making all the necessary arrangements to ensure that cost, risk, and service requirements are met
  • Accountable for the successful commercial and contractual completion of sourcing projects and for developing and establishing a pipeline of sourcing activities in line with contract expiry dates, potential cost saving opportunities and new investment projects


Candidate profile:

  • Previous experience working in an IT procurement environment
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • A results driven individual
  • Good communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft proprietary software, such as Project Word, Excel and Access