Procurement Category Manager - Mega City Project

Saudi Arabia
EUR60000 - EUR70000 per annum +
11 Nov 2022
11 Dec 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager (Arts & Heritage)- Iconic Global Brand - Saudi Arabia - £30-35,000 SAR (£50-70k)+ Benefits - Large-Scale Construction Project - Executive-level Engagement - 12 Month FTC

Recognised globally for their involvement in iconic and innovative projects, esteemed Cosultancy major seeks an ambitious Arts & Heritage Procurement Category Manager to enter a growth position in their global procurement function. Working out of their Saudi Arabia HQ, the successful individual will be tackling projects across various indirect categories with a focus on the hospitality industry whilst taking advantage of the firm's award-winning strategy for internal progression and investment in talent. With further growth on the horizon, this position has a natural path for progression into Senior Management as the procurement function continues its expansion.

Global Category Manager - Arts & Heritage Responsibilities:

  • Engaging cross-functionally with various business units to develop strategic category plans across the Arts & heritage Category
  • 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 ensure the consistent expansion of the procurement function
  • Creating and implementing innovative ideas for the long and short-term development of the function

Global Category Manager Requirements:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across the Arts & Heritage category 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

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