Procurement Category Manager of IT

  • Location: Remote
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #35290
  • Salary: $120,000

Position Overview – Procurement Category Manager of IT:
Our client is a global IT company developing its own product — a platform for digital marketers. This is a Procurement Category Manager of IT role for those who strive to implement functional processes and drive them to full completion.

Compensation: $120,000.00 – $130,000.00 + bonus
Location: Remote (office located in Boston, Massachusetts)

Responsibilities as the Procurement Category Manager of IT include:

  • Develops and executes cost-saving initiatives through Strategic Sourcing, including negotiations, supplier consolidation, and demand management
  • Partners with key stakeholders to optimize procurement power and working capital by identifying opportunities, aggregating goods and services, and standardizing processes
  • Leads major projects as Project Lead, guiding sourcing strategy, supplier selection, cost evaluations, ROI analysis, pricing negotiations, and contract discussions
  • Cultivates positive supplier and stakeholder relationships, communicates the Procurement Team's value proposition, and understands relevant functional organizations, their goals, and technology needs
  • Conducts spend analysis, creates annual Category Management Plans, and implements changes to enhance cost efficiency, leveraging strong business relationships
  • Leads contract negotiations with IT vendors to secure favorable terms, pricing, and SLAs, working with legal and internal stakeholders to ensure compliance and risk management
  • Selects IT vendors aligned with quality, cost, and technical requirements, maintains relationships through regular performance evaluations
  • Manages the complete contract lifecycle, including administration, compliance, and renewals, in collaboration with Legal and other involved parties
  • Ensures compliance with Procurement Ethics, Policies, SOx, Corporate Standards, Values, Internal Controls, and relevant laws

Qualifications for the Procurement Category Manager of IT include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or related field
  • 5-7 years of experience in a Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, or Procurement role
  • Solid understanding of procurement best practices, sourcing strategies, and supply chain management
  • In-depth knowledge of IT software, hardware, and SaaS solutions
  • Ability to manage a diverse matrix of stakeholders across different business units and develop strong relationships
  • Ability to motivate and engage team members. Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Personal willingness to be responsible for the outcome of your actions and the determination to ensure that results are achieved
  • The desire and ability to provide high-quality service to all customers in a responsive and prompt manner
  • The ability to manage multiple projects to deliver the desired outcome


  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Health Insurance
  • Family & Parenting
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Vacation & Paid Time Off

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 35290