Strategic Category Manager - Leading Transformation Programme - 12 Month FTC
Salary: £60-70,000 plus bonus and package
Location: Berkshire (hybrid working - 2-3 days per week in the office with the rest being home based)
This Leading UK Sustainability 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 a strategic procurement professional to come on board as a Senior Category Managers and drive froward strategic change across a range of spend areas (both indirect & direct).
Sitting in the Commercial Operations arm of this industry-recognised procurement function, you will be operating across a broad spend in an non-IT, generalistt procurement position. With an emphasis on SRM, ESG / sustainability and innovative approaches to category management, you will be encouraged from day one to bring new and creative ideas to the table and add significant commercial value to your assigned spend areas, in order to enhance the success of this already-recognised, growing brand. In turn, they seek ambitious individuals with strong experience in strategic change and end-to-end category management, who can work in a dynamic business unit across a range of spend areas, demonstrating agility and adaptability to broaden the portfolio of your procurement expertise.
With multiple new hires over the past 6 months and the view to continue this rapid expansion through these new positions, this procurement function offers a fresh, vibrant culture, built around bringing in forward-thinking individuals who are all striving towards a more sustainable way of living, achieved through strategic procurement and transformational change. With a fantastic reputation for people development and staff retention, it is highly likely that this role will become permanent, should you want to stay long term and really develop your career in this function. Longer term, with a growing focus on sustainability world-wide, your scope and development will only continue to grow in line with this organisations success.
As a Senior Category Manager, you will be reporting into the Category Lead for your assigned spend area and have continuous opportunities to liaise with senior stakeholders up to the C-Suite. The salary is between £60-70,000 alongside an excellent package. You can work from home circa 3-4 days per week and be based in a modern, state of the art HQ in Berkshire circa 1-2 times per week.
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 jobsMN@bramwithconsulting.co.uk
Key skills: Procurement, Category Management, Supply Chain, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Stakeholder Management, SRM, supplier relationship management, Indirect procurement, direct procurement, IT procurement, digital, software, software licenses, hardware, telco, infrastructure, non-it, professional services, hr procurement, fleet procurement, fm procurement, facilities management, hard services, soft services, equipment, capex, capital equipment, raw materials, chemicals, supply chain, strategic procurement, contracts, operations, Berkshire, Hampshire, Reading, Swindon, Slough, Middlesex, Basingstoke, Southampton, Wiltshire, London, West London, England, Remote, UK, Work from home