Procurement Category Manager - Professional Services - £85k

GBP75000 - GBP85000 per annum +
18 Jan 2022
17 Feb 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Professional Services Category Manager - Leading Global Professional Services Major - Central London - Software, Hardware, Telecoms - £65-90k - Generous Package - Fast-track Promotional Opportunities

As one of the most notable names in the in the Professional Services space, this aggressively expanding blue-chip is looking to add an ambitious Professional Services Category Manager to their best-in-class Procurement function. Working out of their Central London HQ, the successful Procurement professional will be liaising across the entire Professional Services Procurement team in a role that will cover all Professional Services subcategories and will be suited to somebody with a deep knowledge of Indirect Procurement on a global scale. This role will have you reporting directly into the Head of Professional Services Procurement, in a very commercially intelligent working environment as the firm look to ensure they are employing the best possible Procurement people so that potential promotional opportunities can be offered internally to their team.

Procurement Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Managing a large spend across all Professional Services 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 Indirect categories and identify how you can generate savings across them
  • Manage stakeholder relationships - ensuring a positive working relationship is in place

Key Skills & Experience Sought:

  • Strong Professional Services 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)

Salary: £85k + 12% bonus + £5k car allowance + 25 days holiday + other core benefits

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sophie at

Keywords: Indirect Procurement, Indirect Procurement Manager, Finance, Banking, Insurance, HR, Professional Services, Stakeholder Management, Strategic Sourcing, Buyer, Senior Buyer, London, South London, FTSE 100, Blue Chip Organisations, Travel, Degree, CIPS, Technology Procurement, Telecoms Procurement, Software Procurement, Hardware Procurement

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