Global Category Manager - HR

Portfolio Procurement
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This global FTSE listed organisation, with a prestigious global brand has a new opportunity for a Global Category Manager - HR expert to join the class team to influence spend globally.

HR category exposure: Contingent Labour, L&D, Pensions, Benefits & Healthcare

You will be reporting directly into the Head of Category Management to implement strategies and improve services to the company where possible.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Reporting into the Head of Category Management to ensure best services across HR related categories
  • End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
  • 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
  • Influence key stakeholders globally 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 in HR (Recruitment, L&D, Benefits, Pensions, Training
  • Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings
  • Worked within a large, multi-site, multi-national organisation
  • 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 environments
  • Ideally CIPS and degree qualified - not essential