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Direcor of IT Category Management

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Woburn, Massachusetts
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$170000 per annum + 20-25% bonus
  • Job reference: 171644/001_1533590855
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 06/08/2018

My client, a Leading Technology Organization, is looking to fill a Director of IT Category Management. This role will help build the procurement function from ground up and drive the implementation of IT Category strategies. This role reports into the VP of Procurement.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements purchasing strategies while partnering stakeholders.

  • Strategic selection of suppliers and negotiating contracts

  • Create and review market intelligence regarding assigned category

  • Strategically defines a long-term road map for category

  • Achieve cost savings and efficiencies

  • Develop relationships with suppliers for competitive advantage

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of strategic sourcing experience within IT, Hardware, Software, Saas, Telecoms, etc.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. MBA Preferred.

  • Strong leadership skills/ability to manage a team

  • Full understanding of purchasing systems

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

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