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Category Specialist

Reference2688010001_022418
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorServices, Telecoms, Internet & Communications
Salary£50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Town/CityLondon
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 October 2017

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An excellent opportunity has arisen within an international, well known technology company they are looking for a Category Specialist – Corporate Services. You will be working with the category director operating over a diverse spend portfolio including HR, FM, Finance, Legal, Freight, Travel and other Professional Services. You must have high stakeholder management and negotiation skills, excellent category management skills and a strong understanding of end to end RFP processes, contract award and supplier management.

Key responsibilities: .
  • Support the Category Director in development and management of the category
  • Develop, lead and deliver category strategies
  • Lead on negotiations to ensure savings are achieved
  • Deploy expertise within your particular area of spend
  • Supplier relationship management and development
  • Produce and manage sourcing activities
  • Manage significant and complex supplier contracts



Key requirements:
  • Excellent category management skills and expertise in sourcing
  • Evidence of developing and implementing category strategies
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Proven negotiated
  • Management of end to end RFO processes, contract award and supplier management



This is a fantastic opportunity for a Category Specialist to work in a well known brand, within an excellent team that is growing and developing.

This is a permanent role and requires someone who has the right attitude to work and is knowledgeable of procurement processes and category management. If you are an experienced Category Specialist – Corporate Services, apply today or call 0207 509 8962 to speak with Dan Petty for a confidential discussion.

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