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Global IT Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Barcelona
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 327513/001_1531157374
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 09/07/2018

A Global Chemicals organisation is seeking a Global IT Category Manager to be responsible for the global purchasing of the SAP and SRM, critical to the current digitisation of the business. Based in Barcelona, Spain, it is a particularly exciting time to join the business as the company is looking to specialise the IT procurement department.

A leader in its market, the company has turned over more than $3bn last year employing over 5,000 people, they are a big player in the chemical industry.


  • Automate the procurement processes to enhance the efficiency of the procurement team by designing and executing system strategies for both the direct and indirect procurement teams
  • Develop critical improvement solutions to existing efficiency's implementing them in line with the procurement needs
  • Manage the procurement IT system requirements, provision and usage
  • Manage IT spend category: IT service spend, infrastructure spend, license fees, hardware sourcing, etc. ensuring efficient supply of all externally sourced IT related supplies and services
  • Reporting directly into the CPO

Skills and Experience Required

  • 7 year's experience with 5 year's experience in European procurement
  • Crucial global automation implementation experience
  • SAP MM and SRM module understanding
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manager senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings

We are looking for someone that can successfully work in a pressurised environment and can add expert knowledge to the category. Bring important experience to the category to help drive the digitisation and automation of the procurement department

With excellent leadership, this company is looking to find the next leader with a key internal value of organic growth. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organisation and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You

  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037800035

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