Category Manager - FM

City of London
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum +
02 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021
Conall de Hoog
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Category Manager - FM - Global Professional Services Firm - £50k - £60k

Location: Central London Office (flexible)

This Fortune 500 professional services firm is seeking a Category Manager to develop the EMEA strategic relationships with multi-national suppliers and lead key strategic procurement projects. With more than 90,000 employees in over 80 countries, joining this firm will provide a great opportunity to progress in your career and provide invaluable experience by covering a wide range of market spend. As Category Manager you will be the strategic lead managing relevant category internally as well as externally across the whole EMEA region and will be reporting directly into the Head of Procurement.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing RFPs/quotations as required for Corporate Category in EMEA region
  • Support the country/account sourcing managers and other relevant stakeholders on transition mobilisation projects
  • Working with Procurement technology in place, to document sourcing projects
  • Managing a large spend across both direct and indirect markets
  • Identify opportunities to develop and implement new policies and procedures, including justification of legacy policies and procedures

Required Experience:

  • Strong understanding of category, supplier environment and industry and market insight
  • Previous experience working with suppliers across the EMEA region and/or globally
  • Detailed knowledge of procurement legislation, tendering process, contract management and supplier relationship management
  • Proven track record of working in an environment where customer needs are variable, at short notice and the ability to access opportunities at speed
  • Development of EMEA strategic relationships with multi-national suppliers
  • Degree and MCIPS qualified or country equivalent

If you think you would be right for this role and are looking for clear career progression, please apply below or alternatively send your CV directly to Conall at

Key skills: category manager, procurement, global, professional services, stakeholders, buyers, indirect procurement, supply chain, mcips, cips, degree, strategic, strategy procurement,

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