Our client, a global recognized leader in the financial services technology space, has engaged our firm to place a talented Global Category Leader for IT Hardware and Telecom. This position can be located at their CT (hybrid) office with full relocation available or fully remote with travel (approximately once a month). This newly created role and part of a procurement department created this year, will have top-down support and be the trusted advisor to a Global team. They will facilitate complex, strategic sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations for the procurement IT hardware, telecom and data center categories. They 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 a new category strategy with an established but growing organization that offers amazing benefits you will want to hear more about this opportunity!
• 5+ years of experience creating and leading complex, enterprise-wide sourcing initiatives, contract negotiations and supplier management activities for IT hardware, telecom, Network Services and COLO
• Proven experience influencing in a global, remote environment (EMEA, NA, APAC)
• 4-year degree required
• Job stability and upward mobility is strongly valued
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