Global Procurement Category Manager - Electronics

GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + Package
27 Jun 2022
27 Jul 2022
Tabitha Holdsworth
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Group Procurement Category Manager - Electronics
Firm: Global Market Leader - Electronic Product Manufacturer
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Package
Location: Sussex, Hybrid Working
Contact: Tabitha -

This electronic product manufacturer are global leading for their speciality. They own over 15 brands, turn over £300M annually and operate across 12 countries. This role is a standalone, unique role in which due to many needs they have introduced.

Examples of Role Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility and autonomy over the groups sourcing plans for electronics, in which you will work alongside the groups head of procurement.
  • Identify risks within the supply chain.
  • Ensure you are taking in all sustainability considerations within the sourcing activities
  • You will negotiate all contracts with suppliers across multiple regions - work closely with global distributors to ensure all the company electronic components are acquired.
  • Build strong relationships with senior stakeholders, including managing directors of acquired brands across the globe.

Key Required Experience:

  • Electronics procurement background - ideally within a sourcing role.
  • Demonstrate and show a good level of experience working in high functioning teams/environments.
  • Ability to influence at a senior level.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Manufacturing background ideally.
  • Degree educated or MCIPS/CIPS or equivalent.

Key words: procurement, manufacturing procurement, direct procurement, electronics procurement, MCIPS, CIPS, sourcing specialist, global procurement, stakeholder management, supplier management, hybrid working, Sussex, London, directs, manufacturing.

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