Senior Category Manager - £65,000- £75,000 + 15% bonus

GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + 15% bonus + car allowance + healthcare
30 Nov 2022
30 Dec 2022
Matilda Pegler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A new and competitive procurement role in the utilities sector to work on large-scale construction and capital projects within the sphere of direct procurement. This organisation has recently experienced a makeover to amplify procurement processes, hone in on commercial growth, and concentrate on sustainability to drive more environmentally friendly processes within the utilities sector. This opportunity will involve the strategic sourcing of new capital works and services and thus would suit an individual with indirect or direct procurement experience across the construction, engineering, manufacturing or defense industry.

You will be working within a strategic and innovative procurement team who is growing exponentially and will be involved with making contractual decisions which promote the companies aims of sustainable growth and commercial management. This procurement opportunity will accelerate the development of your professional career through training opportunities and the chance to network with likeminded driven and dynamic individuals within this best-in-class procurement function.

With an industry competitive salary of up to £75,000, a 15% bonus, vehicle allowance, and private healthcare this organisation offers a generous package alongside the resources needed to facilitate your personal career growth whilst working for an industry leading utilities company.

Key Experience:

  • Track record of timely and effective procurement project delivery
  • Ability to build and maintain productive and trusted working relationships with shareholders, suppliers, and team members
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written to be utilized in processes of influencing and negotiation
  • Experience within similarly related procurement field i.e. construction, engineering, utilities, oil and gas, manufacturing
  • Adaptability when collaborating in cross-team environments

Key responsibilities:

  • Effective communication with suppliers and innovative strategic sourcing of new capital works and services
  • Management and overseeing of projects and contracts to ensure project fulfillment to the highest standards
  • Analysis of risk and cost-benefit within procurement projects, monitoring procurement service contracts and suppliers and assessment of contracts suitability in line with the organisations aims and priorities
  • Working across multidisciplinary teams embodying company values and serving as a role model for team members in order to drive successful relationships across the organisation

If you're interested in applying for this position please apply by sending a copy of your CV to Matilda at

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