Global Category Lead IT Software


Greenwich CT


Industry 1: Financial Services
Industry 2: Information Technology and Services
Industry 3: Investment Management

Job ID: EB-6433972428
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Greenwich, CT

Our client, a global recognized leader in the financial services technology space, has engaged our firm to place a talented Global Category Leader with a focus on IT software. This position will be located at their CT (hybrid) office with relocation available OR remote with travel approx once a quarter. This person will be a trusted advisor to a Global team and facilitate complex, strategic sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations for the procurement of Software, SaaS, CSP and IT services. This individual will lead teams of key cross-functional stakeholders through the strategic sourcing process and leverage purchasing power to drive measurable commercial improvements. If you are looking to put your stamp on building out an IT category strategy with an established, but growing organization that offers amazing benefits you will want to hear more about this opportunity!


  • Experience leading complex, enterprise-wide sourcing initiatives, contract negotiations and supplier management activities for companies such as, but not limited to AWS, GCP, Microsoft/Azure
  • 6+ years of professional experience in Software sourcing & negotiations
  • Strong preference for financial services or technology industry experience
  • Proven experience influencing in a global, remote environment
  • Experience leading direct reports is highly valued but not required
  • 4-year degree
  • Ability to work a hybrid schedule in their CT office or remotely with occasional travel from CA, FL, IL, MA, NC, NJ, NY, OH, WI, TX or DC

BrainWorks is a premier executive search firm that delivers superior talent to drive business performance. Our consultants are experts in their practice areas, which include Consumer Products Careers; CRM, Direct/Database Marketing and Customer Sciences/Advanced Analytics; Accounting and Finance; Information Technology; Private Equity & Corporate Finance Digital Marketing and eCommerce; and Consumer Insights and Market Research.

The Consumer Products Practice Group places top performing candidates from mid to senior-level executives with companies spanning from Fortune 10 to midsize regional and national firms. Our consumer products recruiters have extensive knowledge of current trends and industry challenges. Some examples of Consumer Products Executive Searches would include C-level Officers, VP’s, Directors and Senior Managers in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Product Development, and Operations.

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