Procurement Category Manager

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Chippenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1229380215
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Specific category sought: IT, Telecoms, Networks, Software and/or General Indirects

Salary: Negotiable, plus car allowance, private medical insurance, generous holiday allowance and more

Travel will be required due to the nature of this role.

This is an interesting time within Procurement for our client who are looking to recruit a Category Manager. As a Category Manager, you will help them define and implement their Procurement strategy.

About you..
  • Category management - proven experience at all stages of the Procurement Lifecycle, creating and deploying successful sourcing strategies and plans at both a strategic/complex and operational level
  • Excellent, proven, commercial and negotiation skills
  • Evidence of driving change through the ability to influence and persuade with creative thinking
  • Managing relationships with suppliers for mutual benefit and continuous improvement
  • A good understanding of procurement systems (eSourcing, eAuctions, contract management, SRM, analytics & P2P)
  • Adaptable and fast in pace
  • MCIPS qualified or studying towards

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