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Category Manager - HR and Professional Services

Job Title

Category Manager - HR and Professional Services

Reference13917930001_859176
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
SalaryNegotiable
BenefitsCar Allowance and Bonus
Town/CitySwindon
LocationsSouth West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted01 June 2018

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Excellent opportunity to join a established Procurement team as Category Manager. With responsibility for defined category of spend and developing a robust Procurement Strategy to contribute to overall business strategy and cost savings.







Client Details



Major transport and distribution company are currently recruiting for a Category Manager to join their established Procurement team to support HR and professional services category of spend and strategy implementation.



Description
  • Develop a robust Procurement strategy within the defined Category of spend.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the development and implementation of strategic sourcing plans
  • Provide procurement expertise to negotiate optimum supplier relationships
  • Develop, measure and monitor KPI's, Supply Level Agreements and continuous improvement for Category
  • Continually strive to improve supplier performance
  • Develop and maintain a high level of market knowledge that reflect the Company strategy
  • To rationalise the supply base to a manageable level
  • To act as Deputy for the Head of Categories as and when required

Profile
  • Background of developing and delivering sourcing strategies and project management HR and Professional Services spend.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of working at a strategic level in a Corporate Procurement environment
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Be target focused and driven to achieve results
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards

Job Offer

Salary and package discussed on application

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