Estates & Facilities Category Manager
How would you like the opportunity to work for one of the largest Utility service providers within the UK who provide their services to over 3.6 million customers each and every day? This leading customer focused organisation are looking to bring in a talented and passionate Category Manager to own responsibility for spend across their Estates and Facilities categories. You will be working with an exceptional group of stakeholders who, like the organisation, have the same values and principles embedded within their DNA. This role will see you report into the Head of Procurement.
What the role involves:
Responsible for the development, validation and sustainable implementation of the category strategies to deliver target benefits and financial savings.
Identification, assessment and management of potential risks associated with differing sourcing strategies, providing insight through the analysis of spend, supply markets and savings.
Responsible for communication of sourcing plans and alignment between Procurement and its internal stakeholders and external suppliers and partners.
Ownership of the financial performance of the Estates & Facilities category and the sub-categories that fall into this area; including agreement and verification of savings forecast, budgeting and delivery.
Ensure procurement support is provided to other improvement projects across the business.
The person we hope to find:
Achieved or working towards MCIPS, or a relevant degree and commercial experience
Strong end to end procurement sourcing and category management experience across indirect or FM spend
Excellent communication skills and able to work with all levels of management and stakeholders
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Well organised, process and team-oriented with the ability to prioritise quickly
Highly motivated self-starter: ability to initiate and manage work with minimal supervision
Commercially aware and financially astute
Excellent presentation skills
Salary and Benefits:
£46k-£51k per annum + up to 30 days holiday + Bank Holidays + double matched pension + other great benefits
If you are a Category Manager or Procurement Manager and have Facilities Management, Estate or Property experience and you have a passion for achievement and want to work in a great environment, then this is the role for you!
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