Soft FM Category Manager - Defence Technology Organisation

GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum +
26 Jul 2021
25 Aug 2021
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Soft FM Category Manager - Defence Technology Organisation

Surrey (Flexible working)

£50k - £55k


This defence technology firm is currently looking for a Soft FM Category Manager to join their procurement function. Renowned for their Research & Development, they are leaders in innovation within energy, aerospace and cyber. This permanent position offers flexibility with the option to work from home a few times a week.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career, with great opportunities for fast-track progression and the chance to work with some of the best in the industry.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the end-to-end management of the Soft FM Category and the procurement of FM, Construction & Property led projects
  • Providing expertise to major company operations and client facing teams on procurement, supplier relationship management and key developments
  • Develop and enhance systems and processes to ensure best results are achieved
  • Achieve cost effective and timely delivery of procurement projects

Required Experience:

  • Knowledge in defence, FM, Construction and Property, to develop new supplier relationships
  • Experience leading a team and managing the end-to-end procurement process
  • Highly customer focused and the ability to meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Degree and CIPS qualified is desirable

This FTSE 250 firm offers clear opportunities for career progression, as well as flexibility with working from home. If you have the necessary experience and are excited by this new opportunity, then apply now by sending your CV to

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