Procurement category Manager

£35000 - £50000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager - engineering , mining, heavy mobile equipment and plant hire

Your new company

Our client is a global leading supplier of materials to major building and construction customers.

Your new role

As Procurement Category Manager reporting to their Head of Direct Procurement, your major responsibility will be to work in close collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders to manage the end-to-end procurement and commercial requirements for specific spend categories, in the Mining Category Area. Working with end-users and internal departments to develop specifications, you'll also be tasked with creating annual category strategy and execution plans including spend, market and supplier analysis. The Procurement Category Manager role also involves the management of tender, supplier and contract award/ implementation process, together with:

* keeping up-to-date on performance targets through the maintenance of monthly progress reports
* identifying opportunities to rationalise and reduce the number of suppliers to an optimum level
* organising and running regular review meetings with end-users, stakeholders and suppliers.

What you'll need to succeed
Educated at least to 'A' Level (or equivalent), preferably with a Degree or Engineering qualification, you will currently be working in a procurement/supply chain role. Preferably having also worked within an engineering environment, you're developing a proven track record across a number of key categories, with experience of additional direct and indirect categories. Comfortable drafting and negotiating contract terms and conditions and performance metrics, you've got the gravitas to influence at all levels of management, underpinned by a can-do attitude which means you're relentless in the pursuit of targets and objectives. MCIPS (or willingness to achieve) is required to succeed in the role. You'll also bring:

* high levels of motivation, energy and enthusiasm
* willingness to go the extra mile and work additional hours to achieve targets
* a professional approach to all stakeholders, with a real customer-focus
* great organisational skills, especially around workload planning and consistently delivering to timescales.

You will have suitable experience working within an engineering biased , plant hire or Heavy mobile equipment related procurement/supply chain role.

What you'll get in return
You will be working for an organisation which promotes career development and opportunity.
Offering a wide range of employment benefits , this role offers an attractive and competitive salary package.

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