Procurement Category Manager - FM & Indirect

Portfolio Procurement
Claremont Park
11 Jun 2018
27 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an amazing opportunity to join a company with a hugely respected and well-known brand that presences across the entire of the UK and Europe, to manage a small team and cover a range of key indirect services and spend. The team requires someone with a personality that likes working in a team environment, enjoys working with & partnering with all levels of key stakeholders.

Categories: Marketing, Professional Services, FM, General Services

Due to the nature company, as well as the forward journey that the procurement function is going, this role will suit someone who is eager to progress in their career taking on a heavy work load, multiple projects at one time at a very fast pace.

Role and responsibilities:

  • End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
  • Manage a team of specialists who will look after designated category areas
  • Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company
  • Implement SLA's into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level - required to have a full strategic approach
  • Influence key stakeholders in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies
  • Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies
  • Manage multi-million £ spends across assigned sub-categories
  • Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge

Experience and requirements:

  • Proven procurement experience within Indirect and Services based procurement
  • Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings
  • Worked within a large, multi-site organisation with a significant spend
  • Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment
  • No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
  • Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
  • Experience in building relationships in varied environment
  • Ideally CIPS and degree qualified - not essential


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