Interim Category Manager - non IT

Beaumont Select
London (Greater)
15 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Category Manager opportunity; you will need category experience across a number of key non-IT (indirects) spend areas; particularly Professional Services, HR and Marketing, the more the merrier.

This role is with a major name global organisation; you must have worked for a number of major blue chip organisations and be truly able to ‘hit the ground running’. This role will cover the UK and EMEA, looking at full end-to-end procurement life cycle.

Interim Category Manager - non IT key activities:

    Engage with senior stakeholders to understand business requirements and to define and implement the category strategies, plans and processes for sourcing goods and services within relevant categories. Act as a trusted "Sourcing Advisor", helping to formulate sourcing strategies which support the business goals and assisting with any strategic decision making that requires procurement input. Lead and drive key sourcing activities for major corporate or divisional projects ensuring that they are delivered on time and to budget with appropriate risk management.
Essential criteria:

    Educated to degree level MCIPS or equivalent Be able to commute to central West London on a daily basis A number of years sourcing experience in complex markets, preferably in the Financial Services sector Proven track record in relevant categories, with comparable levels of spend and complexity (Marketing, Professional Services, HR) Proven capability in negotiating complex sourcing deals with many non-price variables High levels of subject matter expertise, with deep market and supplier knowledge Demonstrable influencing skills and senior stakeholder management (with credibility up to C level) Energy, pace and an impeccable track record of delivery

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency. Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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