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Category Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£40,000 per annum
LocationsSouthern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted01 September 2017

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A great opportunity to join a established procurement team in a International business specialising in business services and utilities. Reporting directly into the Head of Procurement, this position will support procurement objectives in line with the procurement strategy.

Client Details

A Leading organisation in their field, this is an excellent opportunity to join a business who continue to grow and develop into new areas. Joining a established procurement team, this is opportunity to develop both procurement and category strategy

  • To perform all aspects of procurement including supplier search, qualification and approval, tendering, contract negotiation and formulation and contract management, category & supplier management in accordance with the procurement strategy
  • Analysis of procurement spend and supply base to establish suppliers per procurement category and sub category
  • Manage and develop supplier relationships and ongoing negotiations, for the procurement category and sub categories
  • Development of savings opportunities and bench marking of industry Standards and practices to identify quick win opportunities
  • Conducts supplier segmentation and develops, maintains and communicates a preferred supplier and approved product/service list for their agreed categories.
  • Use leading practice procurement tools to develop and implement the sourcing

  • Proven ability to lead negotiations at the highest levels with suppliers on contracts up to £10m
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and recommend on risk
  • Background of managing procurement projects cradle to grave
  • Takes ownership of specific tasks/projects as directed by the Head of Procurement
  • Background in a procurement category management role
  • Able to deliver a procurement category strategy and benefits including financial savings
  • Knowledge of indirect expenditure Category Groups
  • A commercially savvy analytic thinker
  • Graduate level or equivalent education

Job Offer

Salary: £40,000 plus car and benefits

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