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Category Specialist - FTSE100 Retail Giant - &poun

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Category Specialist - FTSE100 Retail Giant - &poun

ReferenceBBBH6629_913481
RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorGrocery, Management Consulting, Non-Grocery, Professional Services & Media, Retail, Services
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
BenefitsExcellent Benefits Package
Town/CityLondon
LocationsBedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Oxfordshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey, West Sussex
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted22 November 2018

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Indirect Category Specialist – £40,000 – £45,000 + Bonus – Leading Retail Giant – London / Flexible across UK – Excellent Benefits + Package.

This leading Highstreet retailer is going through an exponential procurement transformation period, targeting critical hires in their esteemed sourcing team. Offering the successful Procurement Professional a direct path from a category specialist to a senior category manager within 12 months, whilst looking after growing spend areas across various indirect categories. The successful category specialist should have a passion for procurement and be a result driven individual with suitable experience in a procurement buying role. This is an excellent opportunity to join an ever-expanding market leader with the opportunity for rapid growth and development in role.

The role will involve:
  • Providing support to the procurement category manager to balance cost, quality and risk.
  • Offer analytical and research support to procurement projects across Professional Services, HR and Travel categories.
  • Helping to improve procurement strategy.
  • Work autonomously to develop and execute buying strategies and acting on their own initiate.
  • Work flexibly across the category to maximise value for the client.

The successful candidate will need to possess the following attributes:
  • Organisational skills and procurement knowledge.
  • A track record of proven success within a similar role across procurement categories, mainly Professional Services, HR and Travel categories.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Commercial curiosity with a confident approach to dealing with suppliers and stakeholders alike.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

If you possess the following attributes, then do not hesitate to apply below. The right candidate will be able to fast-track their career as an indirect category specialist with a fantastic opportunity and clear path to grow into a senior procurement role and within the company.

To apply to the role, email your CV to Hugo Billyard at: [email removed]



Key words: Procurement, supply chain, buyer, procurement category manager, category specialist, London, Indirect. Indirect category manager, Indirect category buyer.

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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