IT Category Specialist (Permanent)

Exclusive to Faststream
Ref:
921185
Salary:
£50,000 - £55,000 (DOE) and Excellent Company Culture and Benefits
Location:
London
Division:
Corporate & Professional jobs
IT Category Specialist
Are you an experienced Senior IT Category Buyer looking to take the next steps in your career or an IT Category Lead/Specialist keen to join a diverse and growing organisation. Faststream are working with a leading international shipping business to hire an IT Category Specialist due to industry growth.

As the Category Specialist will be responsible for ordering, processing and following up orders in line with operational requirements. You will also conduct holistic category planning to identified areas of need; while supporting the department for purchasing, planning, supply and logistics of all related procurement category projects ensuring the best possible options are identified.

Directly reporting to the Procurement Director, you will oversee and manage the Category Buyer and will be responsible for managing the order process through company systems (MMS and / or Navision) for all IT items; report on procurement project activity and analyse the spend data through dashboard reporting. You will also negotiate with external providers for best price/cost savings and create product agreements.

Candidates for this role will have at least 5 years buying experience within an IT or linking sector, be keen to continue developing and enjoy working in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.

Offering a competitive salary, great offices and a diverse company culture of support and development this is a great opportunity to take your next steps.

For more information please apply directly or contact Aaron.Giles@faststream.com.