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Category Manager-Risk, Finance & Insurance

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorOther
Salary£90,000 to £120,000 per annum
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 July 2017

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A new and exciting Category Manager-Risk, Finance & Insurance has just become available with a Financial services company based in London. Reporting directly to the Head of Procurement this role offers career progression for someone with strong stakeholder management

As the Category Manager-Risk, Finance & Insurance you will support the Head of Procurement to deliver all key projects and departmental targets This position requires Strong knowledge of supplier markets

Key Responsibilities:
  • The role is required to identify new outsourcing opportunities and assess their relevance and potential value to the organisation
  • On a global basis, direct and lead strategy and planning for a Procurement category to deliver competitive advantage for the business through cost savings, lifecycle value generation, demand management and innovation
  • The role is required to identify new outsourcing opportunities and assess their relevance and potential value to the organisation
  • Develop and maintain a global stakeholder network in a complex and dynamic business environment
  • Monitor the status of the category, and drive corrective action to ensure savings targets are achieved or exceeded
  • Constantly monitoring supplier market and identify opportunities resulting from new product offerings and/or market shifts
  • Ensure alignment with all key stakeholders within Procurement and the businesses on category decisions
  • You will manage a small team of sourcing professionals and be passionate about team leadership, development and performance management
  • The spend managed will be between $2bn and $4bn million USD per annum
  • Insure quality of content and compliance with relevant sourcing and category planning governance forums
  • Ensure that global agreements are established in accordance with the Global Procurement Policy (GPP)
  • Significantly uplift the Procurement functions category management and sourcing capability through a comprehensive strategy including intervention in sourcing activities, rigorous governance processes and people development

Experience and Skills:
  • Excellent category management skills and experience in sourcing a broad range of good and services in relevant indirect category areas specifically in Risk, Finance, FCR and Insurance
  • Ability to commercially influence and engage across all stakeholder ranges
  • Experience managing a global team
  • Experience working in a complex global or multisite FTSE100
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience within Financial Services industry advantageous
  • MCIPS Qualified

If you are career focused and want to take the next step, this Category Manager-Risk, Finance & Insurance role is for you

Apply today or email me on[email removed] to find out more

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