Skip to main content

This job has expired


Bramwith Consulting
West London
GBP55000 - GBP63000 per annum + 5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Closing date
6 May 2024

View more

Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Healthcare, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Job Details

Professional Services, HR & Travel Category Manager | Indirect Procurement | Prestigious £Multi-Billion Global FMCG Firm | West London (Hybrid) | £55,000 - £63,000 + 5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus

To apply please contact Oskar at

A fantastic opportunity presents itself for an experienced Professional Services Category Manager to join a Global Market Leading FMCG firm whose portfolio of products reach 5 billion people across 5 Continents. If you're currently within a Indirect Procurement, Sourcing or Category Management position and you are motived to stamp your mark in a Major Thriving Global FMCG firm, this could be a fantastic career move for you!

The Professional Services category is both the largest & most complex area within the Indirect Procurement function with a spend of circa £65 million and therefore, a critical business area for my client. As such they seek a dynamic, collaborative and purpose led procurement professional who possesses strong category management experience within this remit. The successful candidate will be responsible for devising and implementing strategic plans to drive commercial improvements across a broad variety of subcategory areas including but not limited to; HR, Finance, Fleet, Insurance and travel will on a global scale.

Seize this standout opportunity to develop your procurement acumen within a highly regarded and ever-growing indirect procurement function. This Food Giant provide ample opportunities for career development and the successful candidate will be given both support and the autonomy to deliver value to the business in an exciting and fast paced category area.

The firm are offering a Base Salary c.£55,000 to £63,000 + 5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus and flexible Hybrid Working 3x per week out of their head office in West London.

Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for leading end-to-end sourcing activity across a diverse range of categories within Professional Services.
  • The role will play an instrumental part in innovating, developing, and implementing leading procurement strategies to deliver cost savings to the business.
  • Utilise your procurement acumen to maximising the commercial benefit across Professional Services subcategories such as; Professional Services, HR, Finance, Fleet, Insurance and Travel.

Category Manager Desired Background:

  • Category management level experience & exposure to a variety of indirect procurement activities.
  • Professional services category knowledge and tangible end-to-end procurement / category management experience within HR, Finance or Travel categories.
  • Strong experience in strategic sourcing from conception to execution. The ability to operate successfully in a fast-paced environment.
  • Track record of consistent performance and delivery within a category management role. Strong evidence of progression and achievements in previous procurement roles.
  • Strong analytical skills and working experience with SAP.
  • Confident communicator, ability to influence, negotiate, collaborate and effectively manage both stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Ability to interact with internal senior stakeholder, influence and win hearts and minds.
  • Strong Academics (2.1 degree or above / CIPS or MCIPS qualified preferable)

Would you like to seize this unique opportunity and progress your career? To find out more and apply please send your CV to Oskar at or directly through this page.

Key Skills: professional services procurement, professional services procurement manager, assistant procurement manager, procurement manager, indirect procurement, indirect procurement manager, category manager, assistant category manager, indirect category manager, indirect generalist, HR procurement, travel procurement, finance procurement, fleet procurement, insurance procurement, strategic sourcing, sourcing manager, strategic sourcing manager, professional services category manager, negotiation, SRM, contract management, FMCG, food, food & beverages, global, West London, London, Hounslow, Brentford, Wimbledon, Wembley, Heathrow, Reading, Berkshire, Central London, Surrey, Slough, Watford, High Wycombe, Hammersmith, Fulham, Victoria, Earls Court, Barons Court, Kensington, Chelsea


Award-winning recruitment specialist with an exclusive global pool of procurement, operations and supply chain talent.

Working with a wide range of small start-ups through to large FTSE 100 businesses, Bramwith Consulting has established a reputation for excellence, delivery and market knowledge.

Our expert consultants, work on both contingency and retained search mandates with clients, advising and assisting them in hiring niche Procurement staff. Our experienced recruiters have proven track records establishing and developing relationships with clients and candidates alike, allowing us to provide the highest calibre of candidates and job opportunities.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert