Global IT Category Manager

Closing Date: 25th July 2019
Reports To: Head of Global Strategic Sourcing (Procurement)
Position Summary:

About the role

The Global Procurement team at Rotork is in its infancy and we are looking for a Global IT Category Manager to join us. You’ll work from a greenfield basis and quickly get to grips with the needs and supply demands of your categories, and will create and deliver a well-versed global sourcing strategy to optimise value, deliver proactive savings and social responsibility.

You’ll manage an annual global spend of circa £20 million and firmly establish yourself as the procurement expert taking the lead on IT sourcing and providing expertise on market knowledge and best practice and take on other indirect categories alongside the IT with the long term aim of developing a supply-base to accelerate Rotork’s global expansion, and the internal network to unlock the opportunities that will flow from this.

About you

Having succeeded in a IT Category Manager role, you’ll come with strong experience of tendering, negotiating and the management of IT suppliers, large complex contracts and outsourcing, including SLAs. You’ll have a good understanding of license models of common IT software, specific Microsoft AX experience would be advantageous.

Someone with both IT and indirect experience within a Global organisation would be ideal with a proactive, self-motivated work ethic and the ability to work independently and as part of the wider team and able to build and maintain relationships across the organisation. Fitting right in with our positive and tenacious team, this is an opportunity for you to make your mark in this brand new role.

About Us:

Rotork is a FTSE 250 British engineering company, the market leading valve actuator manufacturer and flow control company, operating in any market where the flow of liquids, gases or powders needs to be controlled. Our customers rely on us for innovative, high quality engineered products and services, many of which are used in mission-critical applications.

We are embarking on a period of exciting change to significantly grow our business and consolidate our world-wide market leadership position.

The full job description is available to download at the bottom of this page.

Location: Bath, UK
Division: Rotork Controls
Rotork Office: UK - Bath - Rotork Controls Limited
Job Type: Full Time
Area Of Interest: Purchasing
Contact: Yoshi Danily
Contact Email:

Please send fully up to date CV and full letter of application, stating how your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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