CATEGORY MANAGER

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Bristol
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A large organisation in Bristol is recruiting for a Category Manager, on a 6 month FTC to manage goods and services.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, this is a commercial role responsible for the full procurement lifecycle of the Goods and Services category, including development of sourcing strategies, support to purchasing and on going supplier performance management.

In this role, you will work with key internal and external stakeholders, building new relationships as well as growing existing ones, therefore you must be able to make a personal impact.

You will be responsible for the design, implementation and delivery of the Goods and Services expenditure strategy as well as ownership of a short, medium and long term Goods and Services Category sourcing strategy. This will require strong negotiation and influencing skills to gain crucial support for key projects and sourcing initiatives.

-proficient knowledge of contract law and EU procurement directives
-people management
-studying towards CIPS or CIPS qualified
-IT literate

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