IT Category Management Senior Consultant

  • Job type

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  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $55.00 - $66.00/hr.

IT Category Management Senior Consultant – Contract – Tampa, FL– $55.00 - $66.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking an IT Category Management Senior Consultant in Tampa, FL.

Role description

• Individual must have 7-9 years experiences in all facets of IT Procurement, including all commodities of IT such as Software, Hardware & Services.
• Must proficient in identifying and working with all stakeholders to define requirements and strategies around renewals and new deal opportunities.
• Serve as the main Point of Contact (POC) to the LOB/Functional Partners for procurement related issues.
• Must be able to take project requirements and ideate on sourcing strategies for coordination with internal sourcing team.
• Collaborate with Internal business partners to develop and implement sourcing strategies for key spend category(s). Identify and prioritize sourcing projects within spend area scope for annual category strategy plan.
• Oversee and drive for successful outcomes.
• Provides leadership, development and coaching for indirect staff.
• Effective at building relationships with individual contributors and leadership.
• Works with other Category Management team associates to determine needs for
• Best Practices & Benchmarking to improve unit performance based on facts.
• Benchmarking (e.g., across industry benchmarks, best practices, etc.).
• Market Analysis (e.g., what are others doing in same categories, etc.).
• Environmental Scanning. Keeps abreast of market intelligence in categories assigned and incorporates into work plans as appropriate.
• Familiarity with Third Party Risk Management and Vendor Management preferred.
• Familiarity with various aspects of Artificial Intelligence

Skills & Requirements

• BA/BS or equivalent work experience
• Individual must have 7-9 years experiences in all facets of IT Procurement, including all commodities of IT such as Software, Hardware & Services.
• Broad-based experience across supply chain, with particular focus in purchasing, strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, competitive price analysis, supplier relationship management and performance management
• Organization skills with ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
• Indirect Procurement Experience
• Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and influence in a cross-functional environment with all levels of executive management.
• Effective written and oral communications
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Business Intelligence tools, i.e., Microsoft PowerBI
• Converting information into tangible to recommendations to our stakeholders
• Proven analytical skills in terms of analysis, converting information into tangible recommendations for our stakeholders.
• Proficiency with procurement data, analysis and identifying insights within data.

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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