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Technology Category Manager

  • Location

    Reading

  • Discipline:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £48,000 - £52,000 pa

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    eheeley@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    EH/15753

  • Published:

    5 months ago

A reputable financial services firm are looking for an experienced Technology Category Manager to join the Procurement Team based in the Reading office.

This role supports the overall implementation of the company Procurement strategy and you will work in conjunction with internal stakeholders to identify needs and will be heavily involved in developing a technology category strategy. You will conduct market research and financial analysis to ensure an effective procurement strategy and it will be your responsibility to develop and maintain both existing and new supplier relationships to ensure accurate and compliant supplier performance. You will select an appropriate sourcing method that aligns with the company’s internal strategy and business requirements and work with the Procurement manager to identify areas for improvement.

You will ideally have experience of acting as the Lead Buyer and should be able to confidently take the reins when necessary, as well as experience managing Technology category spend and supplier relationships. You must be comfortable liaising with Senior internal stakeholders and have the ability to take a risk based approach towards the category strategy.

This is a large financial organisation with an established and effective Procurement team and you will be encouraged to progress your career within this establishment. 

Please note, should you not receive feedback within 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.