Indirect Procurement Catgegory Manager - Global Blue Chip

Location
London
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
27 Apr 2022
Closes
27 May 2022
Ref
BBBH17006.165363
Contact
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Consultant
Sector
Consultancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Indirect Procurement Category Manager - FTSE100 Financial Services Major - £55-65k + Excellent Benefits - Modern Central London Offices

Widley-regarded for their world-class commercial team and innovative product range, blue-chip FMCG Major is seeking an ambitious indirect procurement professional to enter into a lead position in the indirect procurement function. Entering a newly-created role, the successful individual will be given autonomy to lead strategic category plans across a range of different categories, partnering with key stakeholders to understand the commercial objectives of the business, before applying procurement principles to achieve the maximum results.

As a leader of the indirect categories, you will be managing teams and shaping junior procurement talent. This is a great opportunity to expand your procurement knowledge and hone in on managerial skills.

The successful candidate will have experience across a range of different indirect categories, including but not limited to; HR, Professional Services, Fleet, FM, and IT

Senior Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally to develop strategic category plans across various indirect categories
  • Strategically source new suppliers, managing the full end-to-end tender process to maximise savings and create value within the function
  • Liaising with global stakeholders to effectively sell the value of procurement and increase the value of mandated spend
  • Creating and implementing innovative ideas for the long and short-term development of the function

Senior Category Manager Requirements:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across direct or indirect categories with a proven track record of generating savings and creating value in a function
  • Experience strategically sourcing new suppliers and managing the full end-to-end tender process
  • Strong experience drafting and managing contracts with existing and new suppliers
  • CIPS and Degree qualified (desirable) achieving a 2.1 or equivalent

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Sophie at jobsc@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

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