IT Category Manager

Location Dubai
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 30,000 AED - 35,000 AED
Contact email: Michael.Babatunde@langleysearch.com
Job ref: 668259//MB
Published: about 1 month ago

Seize the opportunity to become the IT Category Manager for a forward-thinking organisation which has set the benchmark for excellence in driving commerce and payment solutions across the MEA region. Step into a role promising challenge and impact, perfectly designed for a visionary in the world of tech procurement.

Company Overview

An industry pioneer with over a quarter-century of innovation, our client stands as the MEA's premier enabler of digital commerce. With an impressive legacy of fostering business prosperity through cutting-edge payment solutions, their agile platforms reflect a deep investment in technology and a commitment to nurturing a culture of continuous product enhancement and strategic partnerships, solidifying their standing as not just market leaders but market creators.

Responsibilities

In this pivotal role, you will spearhead the delivery of a strategic category management structure, underpinning our client's savings and value proposition across the region. Your expertise will shape the procurement landscape as you:

  • Forge category strategies, tailoring global visions to local nuances

  • Harmonise strategic sourcing with overarching business aims, ensuring an alignment of values and methods

  • Utilise industry expertise to integrate supplier and demand management, optimising efficiency and insights

  • Uphold and advance compliance with financial regulations and pre-sourced agreements

  • Cultivate influential relationships with regional stakeholders, advocating for procurement excellence

  • Lead a high-performing team, championing global standards and nurturing regional talent

  • Drive the successful regional adaptation of global category strategies, balancing innovation with practicality

Requirements

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Substantial experience within IT category/procurement roles

  • Demonstrable know-how in tech procurement with a strong regional insight of the MEA markets

  • Proven track record of strategic category management achievements

  • Analytical thinker with an ability to influence cross-functional teams

  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills to engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels

Joining this team means contributing to an environment where innovation, collaboration, and leadership are not just valued but vital to the ongoing success and growth of the business. This is an opportunity to lead, influence, and enact change in a company where your input drives progress.

How to Apply

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/668259.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs