Procurement Category Lead - Facilities

GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum + + Car
01 Aug 2020
31 Aug 2020
Adam Venting
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CATEGORY LEAD - FACILITIES - £60K - 65k + Car + Package - Surrey - Leading Defence Firm

This marketing leading defence firm is ramping up its focus on best-practice procurement and has a new opportunity for a Facilities Procurement expert to join the team.

As FM Category Lead you will drive a variety of untapped procurement categories towards best-in-class, including but not limited to FM & Operations (Building & Lift Maintenance, Architectural Design Services & Consultancy, Security etc).

Other Procurement responsibilities will include:-

  • Mentoring a team of 4 procurement managers and buyer
  • Collaborating with an executive stakeholder community, ensuring procurement plays an integral part in the Firm's aggressive expansion plans
  • Developing the procurement sourcing strategy across the FM & Construction Services category todeliver measurable benefits to the Firm
  • Implementing the strategic sourcing process including stakeholder engagement, opportunity assessment, market and requirements analysis, establishing sourcing strategy, supplier selection & negotiation and contract/supplier management.

In order to be successful you must have:-

  • Significant Procurement, Sourcing & Category Management experience with a successful track record of handling £ multi-million procurement projects and managing market leading vendors (FM category experience is not a pre-requisite)
  • Facilities Category experience
  • Line management experience ideal
  • Strong tendering, negotiating and stakeholder management experience (including RFP, RFQ stages etc)

To apply please email your CV to or apply directly through this forum.

Key skills: Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Procurement, FM, JCT, NEC3, Construction, Indirect, Construction, Engineering, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, Oracle, VMware, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Vendor Management, London, Professional Services, Surrey, Hampshire, Portsmouth

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