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Category Sourcing Lead

Industry SectorService - Other, Services
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 September 2018

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Category Sourcing Lead for a major global company

Your new company: A major global business spanning six continents, my client has a deep understanding of their demand and the relevant supply markets. Longstanding supplier relationships reflect my client’s value and risk management and procurement in this company is supported by a suite of process and systems.

Your new role: As the Category Sourcing Lead of the IT Sourcing Team, you will have accountability within the team spend £1.6 billion per annum across 7 sub-categories. The role of the category sourcing lead is to execute the approach and execution plan for a large market tender. This role will include contract discovery work across multiple countries, building and managing RFP’s, negotiating and drafting contracts as well as overseeing supplier governance and management processes.

What you’ll need to succeed: The successful candidate will ideally be CIPS qualified, with proven long-term experience in procurement and commercial experience to include deep category expertise. The candidate will have deep market knowledge of managing an end to end service desk or Field services tender. The candidate should have evidence of successful contract drafting, and personal involvement in large-scale commercial negotiations. Experience in building strong and productive relationships, ensuring that voices of all stakeholders are heard.

What you’ll get in return : As well as a competitive day rate, you will receive the opportunity to travel, and work on a global scale. My client takes into account employees individual objectives and aims to align these with the goals of the business. This approach allows my client to recognise strong individual performance, and reward employees accordingly.

What you need to do now: If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion of your career.

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