Assistant Category Manager

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
Wakefield
Posted
07 Apr 2019
Closes
04 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, forward thinking individual to develop a consultative approach to procurement. You will be working in a growing procurement team that's set to go through a change program. As a Category Manager you will be an integral part of the business to develop a customer-centric procurement function.

We are in search of a highly motivated and charismatic individual who will not be afraid to work with multiple stakeholders. You will be responsible for the delivery of specific procurement projects while providing an advisory procurement service to the whole of the organisation.

You will work on a wide range of services including IT, HR, Professional Services and Miscellaneous projects. Stakeholder Engagement is vital in this position, so the right candidate will need to be very engaging and personable.

The Assistant Category Manager Duties will include:

*Support and manage procurement projects to ensure their effective delivery in line with customer requirements and timescales
*Develop and manage procurement category strategies for a portfolio to achieve the strategic aims and objectives
*Develop and deliver procurement savings plans for specific categories in collaboration with the internal client
*Develop the end to end OJEU procurement processes
*Provide professional advice on technical procurement matters to a portfolio
*Ensure that revenue budgets are spent in accordance with Financial Regulations
*Negotiate and influence stakeholders at all levels
*Manage contract reviews for critical contracts managed outside of the central procurement function
*Managed KPI's and customer requirements
*Develop and lead strategic partnerships with key suppliers to share risks and benefits

The successful Assistant Category Manager will need to demonstrate the following skills and expertise:

*Experience in leading and managing procurement projects of significant complexity and value
*Experience in influencing various stakeholder groups
*Educated to Degree Level
*Ideally MCIPS Qualified (Working towards completion)
*Minimum 2+ years' experience in Procurement

Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 + Pension, Holiday

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on or .

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit www.elevationrecruitmentgroup.com

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