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IT Category Buyer


IT Category Buyer

Do you have experience of procuring software? Do you have strong IT Procurement experience? Would you like to join the procurement team of the leading automotive organisations based in Coventry? If so, please read on!

As IT Category Buyer, you will be joining a global organisation with an exceptional reputation. You will be part of a fast moving team responsible for driving this organisation's move into an exciting new digital world. You will manage sourcing activities relating to software and technologies. You will create and deliver sourcing strategy, liaise extensively with stakeholders, establishing requirements and objectives whilst ensuring that cost, risk and services requirements are met. You will be responsible for sourcing projects and will be the point of contact for commercial and contractual negotiations including pricing and terms and conditions. You will develop a pipeline of sourcing activities in line with contract expiry dates, cost saving opportunities and new investment projects.

To carry out this role you will need the following skills and experience:
  • Previous experience of procuring software or strong IT Procurement experience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • CIPS qualified or working towards is desirable along with experience of SAP

In return, the successful IT Category Buyer will receive a salary of £40,000 to £50,000 dependent upon experience along with an excellent benefits package and the prospect of working for a globally recognised brand where there is a wealth of opportunity for progression.

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website www.gleeson-rg.com for further information about our services and to view all of our roles

To apply for this IT Category Buyer position, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.



Gleeson Recruitment Group was set up by the three Directors in 2011, with the vision of creating a business founded on trust, transparency and integrity – everything they felt the industry lacked.

Since then we have grown with our success, and have branched out by obtaining talented and experienced staff who embody the same values around customer service. We now cover Accountancy & Finance, Engineering & Manufacturing, Human Resources, IT, Office Support, Procurement & Supply Chain, Transformation and Executive Search, as well as offering a range of HR services such psychometric testing and profiling and outplacement provision. We have also expanded geographically covering the majority of the UK from our offices in Birmingham, London and Reading.

The business has now grown to be a true talent partner.

Our ultimate aim is, and always has been, the development of mutually beneficial, long-lasting relationships and we have a genuine conviction to deliver the right result.

Job Summary

  • Company
    Gleeson Recruitment Limited
  • Location
    Coventry, MID CV12ND
  • Salary
    40,000.00 - 50,000.00 £  per year  benefits
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Job Category:
  • Occupations:
    Purchasing Goods and Services
  • Industries
    Manufacturing - Other
  • Education Level
  • Job Reference Code
  • Contact:
    Michelle Perkins
  • Email:
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