Procurement Category Manager IT

Guildford, United Kingdom
£55,297 to £58,655 per annum
15 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £55,297 to £58,655 per annum  
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 14 September 2018
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 September 2018
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  054618-R

The University of Surrey is looking to recruit a talented senior IT Procurement Category Manager.

The role is for a highly experienced, qualified and customer orientated Procurement professional who will have responsibility and accountability for spend management, supporting all category areas within IT central and devolved spends, where the annual expenditure is circa £12m to £15m p.a.

The successful candidate will have excellent category management and stakeholder engagement skills with a proven track record in leading complex procurement projects that deliver compliance, managed risk and maximum value for money. The University Procurement Team helps to manage over £100m expenditure annually and strives to be a "trusted advisor" and category management expert across a broad range of spends.

Public sector procurement experience is not required as the University is no longer a public contracting authority.

The Procurement Team have a 3 year Strategic Plan to deliver best in class procurement. You will be joining at an exciting time of change and opportunity and will be required to contribute immediately.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. Ranked 10th in The Guardian league table for 2018, and is the recipient of three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes. This has positioned Surrey for even greater success in the future.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park. 

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