Category Manager - Labor Services

Bramwith Consulting
United Kingdom
$100000 - $115000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager - Technical Labour Services

Salary - $100,000-$115,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Location - Houston, Texas, USA

Contact - Rikard,

Reference - 1709-13.1

This global constituent of the FTSE 100 list is seeing major growth across all its global markets and is looking to bolster the Procurement organization in North America by hiring a skilled Category Manager into their Indirect Procurement team in Houston, TX.

As a Category Manager you will be joining a world-class procurement organization within a business that has established itself as a household name in North America. The Category Manager for Technical Labour Services will primarily cover the Contingent Labour Category with a focus on technical, 'blue-collar', professionals such as engineering, technicians, etc. and take full ownership of those categories with the aim of implementing best-in-class Category Management Strategies to ensure maximum value is achieved. The Category Manager will act as a business partner between procurement and business stakeholders and a subject matter expert in indirect procurement.

As the Procurement Category Manager for Technical Labour Services you will hold the following responsibilities:-

  • Providing full end-to-end category management and in-depth knowledge of the Contingent Labour categories, ideally with a strong knowledge of the Technical Labour Services sub-category
  • Leading complex regional and global negotiations to generate maximum value for money
  • Develop and implement a Supplier Management approach to monitor performance, analyse value and manage continuous improvement and compliance
  • Act as a business partner and subject matter expert of procurement to key stakeholders in the business
  • Day to day management of one Procurement Specialist in your team

The following skills are required for the Procurement Category Manager:-

  • An excellent knowledge of Category Management Principles and ability to develop and implement Category Management strategies
  • An in-depth understanding of the Contingent Labour, Professional Services and Technical Services
  • Experience in managing highly complex, cross-functional categories within a global matrix organization
  • Experience in managing stakeholders up to senior executive level with excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Highly analytical mind-set with the ability to identify and take advantage of commercial opportunities
  • Must be educated to BSc level with any additional Procurement qualification highly advantageous

If you are a procurement professional with a specialist knowledge of the indirect services arena, primarily across contingent labour and are looking for an opportunity to join a world leading, FTSE 100, brand then this is an excellent opportunity for you to further develop your career. To apply simply follow the link above with your Resume or send me a copy of your Resume directly to

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