Senior Category Manager - Operations Delivery / Rolling Stock

Recruiter
Eurostar
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1239601667
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Category Manager to oversee our Operations Delivery / Rolling Stock category management and procurement strategy.

Working closely with stakeholders across our sites, with a strong focus on our Rolling Stock, we are looking for somebody who would be able to influence our major suppliers and contracts as well as cast a critical and strategic eye over our current processes and strategies.

Requirements

We're looking for someone to...

  • Contribute to the Eurostar category strategy, with particular emphasis on the business strategy around cost management.
  • Identify opportunities to deliver value within the category through sourcing, specification rationalisation, demand management.
  • Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders across the business, including contribution to business planning, to allow delivery of projects.
  • Establish project charter, timelines and milestones, and ensure the project team delivers against these objectives.
  • Lead delivery of projects through leveraging available resources.
  • Proactively manage strategic suppliers.
  • Measure and track project benefits.


You'll need...

  • To be educated to degree level.
  • Strong language skills in both English & French.
  • Experience in French contract & procurement practices.
  • Ability to think strategically and present persuasively for a course of action.
  • Advanced customer relationship management skills.
  • Sourcing and supplier management expertise.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Sourcing and negotiation skills.
Benefits
  • Travel benefits for work and play
  • A great pension
  • Exclusive discounts and perks


If you feel like your skills and experience are relevant for the role, please don't hesitate to apply!

Eurostar is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

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