Procurement Category Specialist

Alexander Lloyd
London (Central)
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A Procurement Category Specialist opportunity has arisen with our South East London based client.

As part of a CIPS Award Winning Procurement team you will support the Procurement Category Manager with direct materials procurement (transformers, switches, cables etc) along with works and services.

The portfolio spend is around £50million and you will contribute to the ongoing development of this spend within a Category Management Structure.

Responsibilities will include maximising the value of contractual arrangements utilising the effective development of contract strategies, contract development and lifecycle management, updating and informing on contract information as appropriate

You will utilise your experience and knowledge base, service a specific portfolio of direct works, services and materials as part of a cross functional team leading ultimately to the best available solution with embedded performance mechanisms tailored to deliver to the business in a timely manner.

You will take esponsibility for supplier management for category suppliers including their development and segmentation

This role will suit a procurement professional with CIPS (or working towards or equivalent). Previous ownership of the cradle-to-grave procurement lifecycle for multi-million pound sourcing projects will be preferred.
Experience in a procurement role within an engineering, construction or contractor environment is a must, along with an exposure to a Category Structured environment.

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