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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:

    2018-03-06

  • 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


Please do not hesitate in applying for this position, if you have any questions about this role please contact Jessica Williams of Jonathan Lee Recruitment