Senior Category Manager - Generalist

GBP55000 - GBP70000 per annum + Car & Package
20 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

enior Category Manager - Leading Environmental & Energy Firm - Multiple Location options (London, Somerset, Glasgow, Peterborough & Bristol with home working + travel - £55k - £70k + Car & Package)

To Apply please contact Adam at

Highly reputable environmental firm is experiencing large transformation and change following huge investment into the team. Having brought in a new CEO and revamped their leadership team, they're now looking to transform their procurement function, and are looking for a Senior Category Manager to work closely with a new Head of procurement to imbed a new procurement initiative.

This is an excellent opportunity to help shape a procurement function in your vision right at the beginning of a new transformation process. The Senior Category Manager will be working closely with senior leaders in the team to establish new process, policy & to build a new procurement team.

As a Senior Category Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with key senior and director level stakeholders across the business to drive procurement policy & category management strategy.
  • Set strategy across key procurement spend areas such as Maintenance Services (Electrical, Mechanical & Industrial), Machinery & Equipment (Chemical, logistics, parts etc.) and Indirect Services (Marketing, HR, Professional Services, FM & Security)
  • Support the business in delivering best value for money, developing appropriate processes, and ensuring compliance with company contracting.
  • Manage a Direct report

In order to excel in this procurement function, the Senior Category Manager will have:

  • Strong expertise as a procurement generalist, ideally with experience in both strategic and doing positions.
  • The ideal candidate will have an understanding of technical buying across areas such as manufacturing and equipment, but also experience across indirect services spend.
  • A flair for building good relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers alike.
  • Highly adept in senior stakeholder engagement, with experience influencing c-site stakeholders to drive new procurement process.
  • Strong presentation and influencing

This is an excellent opportunity for those wanting a procurement role with real responsibility and autonomy with an accomplished brand, promising rapid individual development and significant financial rewards.

To apply please contact Adam at

Keywords: Procurement,, Generalist, Supply Chain, Indirect, Direct, Engineering, Manufacturing, Equipment, Chemical, Cranes, Fleet, Capital Projects, Southwest, Engineering, Maintenance Services, Electrical Services, Industrial Services

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