Category Manager IT/Telco Benelux

Category Manager IT/Telco Benelux



I(C)T, International, Techniek

Utrecht – Vast dienstverband

  • International consultancy organization
  • Managerial IT Procurement position

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Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 325,000 team members more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.


  • Guiding and implementing global procurement transformation in your area
  • Implementing and driving global sourcing strategies in your area
  • Managing and upskilling a team of 2 persons
  • Business partnering for local deal and account teams. Defining go to market and sourcing strategies contributing to the global financial objectives and success of the company
  • Aligning with the strategy and objectives of the BeNeLux Business Leaders and Global Procurement, ensuring Group standards, policies, practices and processes are adhered to
  • Category Management and Strategy Planning to support the savings target and give budget inputs
  • Delivering savings (P&L, cashback and cost avoidance) to the BeNeLux Business in order to meet or exceed targets
  • Vendor local management and contract negotiations
  • Gathering and analysing procurement related data, creating and maintaining reports and management presentations
  • Improving and developing procurement specific processes and tools aligned with our global approach


  • Between 5-7 years of experience in IT & Telco Sourcing/Procurement
  • Excellent team management and leadership skills
  • Track record of delivering savings, whilst also understanding the value of quality and service provision
  • Good negotiation skills – knowledge of strategies and approaches
  • Contract knowledge – e.g. implementing, reviewing, flow downs, contract changes, novations, terminations
  • Category Planning – strategy setting
  • Financial and commercial understanding
  • Very good communication and networking skills and is able to work effectively as either an individual or as part of a team in a matrix environment
  • Good problem solving skills and can-do attitude
  • Strong influencing skills to use both a facilitative and directive approach to “sell” method to internal clients and negotiate with suppliers
  • Can adapt to fast changing schedules and priorities
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written in English, Dutch will be a plus.


  • Competitive salary package
  • Global training & development support with free access to +250 000 classes and certifications from Coursera, Pluralsight, Harvard Spark and more
  • Fair and equal career management program and an unparalleled network of experts to learn from
  • Extensive benefits to support your health and wellbeing

Vacature samenvatting
Sector Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector Category Management
Industrie Technology & Telecoms
Vacatures per locatie Utrecht
Contract Type Permanent
Consultant Sven Talens
Vacature referentie JN-052022-5603276