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Junior IT Procurement Category Manager

Contract type

Permanent

Category

Procurement Supply Chain and Logistics

Location

Dunstable

Junior Procurement Manager required with experience of sourcing within IT Hardware, Software or Services

At Costa, you’re part of a genuine and warm team that shares a passion for our coffee, and a desire to deliver great experiences to our customers, our communities and to our people. An environment of trust enables us to be bold in our aspiration and courageous in our actions to grow ourselves and our business. We pour our hearts into serving an awesome Costa Coffee experience to our customers and teams. Our values are not froth; they're what bring richness to all our actions. We‘re grounded, bold, and committed, but don’t take ourselves too seriously. We care about our communities and our environment, where we empower people to help create a more sustainable world.

Junior Procurement IT Category Manager

The Junior Procurement IT Category Manager is responsible for all commodities within the category including; IT Hardware, Software & Services.

This role represents a fantastic opportunity for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist with a minimum of 2 years IT Procurement experience to expand their category knowledge and join an experienced and dedicated purchasing team at a time of transition and growth.

Key Responsibilities include:

Development and implementation of 3-year strategic sourcing strategies
Developing and Issuing RFI, RFP documentation
Negotiating strategic supplier contracts
Supplier relationships management
Achieving agreed savings targets

The Ideal candidate will:

Have 2 years’ experience within strategic procurement
Experience within IT Category
Possess the ability to Influence stakeholders
Be CIPS qualified or working towards
Be Degree Educated (Desirable)
Enjoy working in an ambiguous and ever-changing environment
We are dedicated and inspired to bring a great coffee experience to the world. Our coffee is great, but it’s our warmth that makes the experience awesome at Costa. Our team’s genuine and welcoming nature permeates Costa Coffee. Genuine empowerment is what makes us who we are. We’re valued for what we bring and trusted in what we do. Here at Costa we don’t settle for average; we're committed to growing both the business and our people. We see our cups at half-full, and we’re always filling it with opportunity. Give us a shot!

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

Job ref:

616371

Advertised:

04 Dec 2018

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