Senior Category Manager - UK Leading Procurement Function

GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + package + flexi working
23 Sep 2022
23 Oct 2022
Molly Nelson
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Category Manager - UK Leading Procurement Function

Salary: £65-75,000 plus bonus and package

Location: Berkshire (hybrid working - 2 days per week in the office with the rest being home based)

This Leading UK Utilities firm are enjoying continued success and are frequently re-investing into their best-in-class procurement function. Due to the final stages of a strategic restructuring and transformation, they now seek an experienced Senior Category Manager to lead strategy across a range of indirect categories in the commercial operations part of the business.

You will be operating across multiple procurement projects covering indirect services, such as professional/corporate services, HR, IT and FM. It will be your job to ensure that you are strategically enhancing the firms' current procurement processes in line with their commercial goals, enabling you to be a key driver and dictate the agenda for your assigned spend. After successful completion of their widely recognised Procurement Transformation, this firm now have a huge focus on not only cost savings, but sustainability, market analysis, and innovation, meaning there is an endless scope for you to push the boundaries and achieve commercial excellence in procurement.

With a fantastic reputation for their progression and people development programme, this firm seeks hungry, ambitious individuals who hold themselves to a high standard in line with their best-in-class reputation. With a growing focus and importance on sustainability in the utilities sector, your scope will only continue to grow in line with this organisations success.

This is a permanent position paying up to £75,000 alongside an excellent package. You can work from home 2-3 days per week and be based in a modern, state of the art HQ in Berkshire 2-3 times per week.

This is an opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager with a commercial and strategic mindset to join a fantastic team who are promoting procurement excellence through the whole organisation, providing an opportunity to make a real impact and dictate the agenda for your assigned spend.

If you are interested in finding out more, or having a general discussion around the procurement market, then please send your CV to Molly at

Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Supply Chain, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Stakeholder Management, SRM, supplier relationship management, Indirect procurement, logistics, supply chain, strategic procurement, contracts, operations, Berkshire, Hampshire, Reading, Swindon, Slough, Middlesex, Basingstoke, Southampton, Wiltshire, London, West London, England, Remote, UK, Work from home

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