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Category Lead - IT Services

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £85000 - £104000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Category Lead will be the lead for IT Services and End User Computing, assisting the bank on achieving their cost and income targets.
  • The business have recently gone through a Procurement transformation, and now having excellent buy in from senior leadership, are looking at driving 'best in class procurement' across the bank.
  • This also includes achieving cost to income targets.
  • The Category Lead will be developing and implementing category strategy across the IT Services area
  • You will be expected to build and influence key stakeholder relationships to a senior level, taking them on the Procurement journey
  • Work in a cross functional team in order to deliver on wider business strategy through collaborative procurement and teamwork
  • Emphasis on new regulations and making sure these are adhered to
  • Driving proper procurement process at all levels
  • Acting as a Business Partner and first port of call for IT Services and End-User Computing stakeholders
  • Opportunity assessment
  • CIPS or equivalent qualification would be very useful

Key Skills:

  • You must be proactive in approach
  • Resilient in character - able to challenge stakeholders to achieve a positive result
  • Have a depth of expertise within the IT Services category and related sub-category areas
  • Experience within end user computing would also be beneficial to this role
  • Someone who understands what 'best in class' procurement looks like and can bring new ideas to the table
  • An ability to develop and implement category strategy
  • Speaking Spanish or having language skills is helpful as this is a global organisation
  • Someone who is able to navigate a large bluechip organisation
  • A strong track record of delivery within IT procurement