Global Indirect Procurement Manager

Location
London
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
03 Dec 2021
Closes
02 Jan 2022
Ref
BBBH15439.55
Contact
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Catering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FTSE100 Retailer seeks Category Manager - HR and Professional services - London / Coventry / WFH - £60,000 + 20% bonus and other package details

Award winning FTES100 retailer is rapidly expanding and are welcoming fresh procurement talent into their well-established and high functioning procurement function. They seek a bright and ambitious procurement category manager with expertise in the indirect sped, specifically HR and Professional Services to take on the challenge of driving the categories in a new direction.

The successful candidate will lead strategic category plans across a broad range of indirect categories, liaising and partnering with key business partners and stakeholders to understand commercial objectives. This is also a managerial position and you will be given the opportunity to shape junior members of the team. This is a great opportunity to expand your procurement knowledge and hone in on managerial skills

Experience across a range of different indirect categories, including but not limited to; HR, Professional Services, Fleet, FM, and IT will be beneficial for applying to this role.

As a Procurement Category Manager your Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a large spend across all indirect Procurement subcategories
  • Develop new strategies for business development and reporting to senior members as to how the company can develop the Procurement function further
  • Negotiate, and create relationships, with internal & external suppliers whilst developing a strong network for each particular market
  • Conduct deep research into HR and Professional Services category and identify how you can generate savings across them
  • Manage stakeholder relationships - ensuring a positive working relationship is in place

Key Skills & Experience Sought of a Procurement Category Manager:

  • Strong Indirect Procurement experience
  • Proven track record of managing a large spend and delivering savings
  • History of negotiating with the ability to influence decisions in your favour
  • Good communication skills with past experience managing supplier and stakeholder relationships
  • Friendly, driven person looking to maintain high standards and set an example for self as well as others
  • Degree level 2.1 or equivalent (desirable)
  • CIPS (desirable)

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Sophie at jobssc@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement