Procurement Category Manager - Indirect

Location
Birmingham
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
05 Nov 2021
Closes
05 Dec 2021
Ref
BBBH16002.99
Contact
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leading Global Construction Major is seeking a Procurement Category Manager with vast experience in Indirect spend - Birmingham / WFH - £60-65k + Benefits including a car allowance

An award winning global construction Giant is currently seeking an indirect Category Manager to take residence is their Best-in-class Procurement Function. With yearly revenue in the £billions and over 26,000 employees, they are looking to vastly expand and drive the company to new heights.

As a Procurement Category manager you will be In charge of a vast range of indirect services ranging from HR and Professional Services, to Marketing and FM they want to see well-rounded and ambitious Procurement Professionals with scope for development, as it has a clear pathway into senior management.

If you have experience in indirect Procurement and have managerial experience then this will be a great opportunity for you to develop in a world renowned company.

As a Indirect Procurement Category Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Being the Strategic Sourcing Lead for all HR and Professional Services sub-categories: payments, Benefits, recruitment, contingent labour, consultancy, legal and the likes.
  • Negotiating with market leading market vendors, using your supplier relationship management skills to leverage longer term commercial advantages for the business as well as cost savings
  • Project leading category / sourcing strategies, owning the cradle-to-grave procurement process including RFP, RFQ etc
  • Regular interaction with an executive level stakeholder community, winning support for far-reaching procurement initiatives
  • Instilling a high performance culture amongst the Procurement team, upskilling more junior team members and demonstrating what best-in-class Procurement looks and feels like

Required procurement experience & qualifications for an indirect Procurement Category Manager:-

  • Strong procurement and strategic sourcing experience within established companies, with at least 2 years specialising in indirect categories
  • Track record of progression within your procurement career thus far, stepping from Buyer to Senior Buyer to Category Manager within a short space of time
  • Degree / MCIPS qualifications preferable though not essential

If this sounds like a role you could be great for then please send your CV to Sophie at jobssc@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key Skills: Procurement, Supply Chain, Category Manager, Indirect, HR, Professional Services, Recruitment, Contingent Labour, marketing, Procurement, Senior Buyer, Global, Birmingham, WFH, Working from home, FTSE100, Construction, Property, FM