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Job Title

Category Manager

Reference3332871_298317
EmployerHays
Industry SectorConstruction
Salary£300 to £350 per day
Town/CityNorthamptonshire
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 June 2018

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A major Construction Company is looking to recruit a Category Manager for 6 months based in Northamptonshire

Your new company
Hays Procurement are working alongside a large dynamic construction company based in Northamptonshire. They are seeking a Category Manager for c6 months

Your new role
You will report to the Head of Category Management and you are responsible for sourcing and delivering the Category Management strategy for goods and services across complex Categories.

What you'll need to succeed
This role requires an experienced procurement professional with a ‘can-do’ approach, adept at navigating across a complex business structure with multiple cultures and legacies. The successful candidate must be able to work collaboratively with the business units providing support as required, whilst ensuring compliance with Group supply agreements.
  • Solid procurement experience of appropriate category management gained. Ideally in a construction or civil engineering background
  • Procurement, supply chain or Category Management background within a large business and a track record of achieving measurable procurement results within direct categories
  • Expert in contract management and performance reporting, Vendor Management and SCM profiling, Supply Chain Management principles, ERP and catalogue management skills
  • Ensure a balance between cost, service and risk, whilst developing a category and sourcing strategy and policy for specific spend areas. To gather data, consult with stakeholders and identify the business needs through detailed source plans.
  • Deliver defined savings through an impartial but effective supplier management strategy and contract negotiation, actively measuring performance against agreed key performance indicators and service level agreements.
  • Ability to support and mentor of the Category Officers(s) and within their team

What you'll get in return
In return for your hard work you will receive a competitive rate of pay.

What you need to do now
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