United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Procurement Consultant
London or Birmingham

Featured Jobs
Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager

Category Lead x 3
Chichester (Possibly Horsham & Worthing)

Procurement Consultant
London or Birmingham
Operations & Finance Manager
Orpington, Kent

Head of Logistics

Supply Chain Business Partner CHC
Forecast & Scheduling Manager

Procurement Specialist

Global Head of Supply Chain and Logistics

Featured Recruiters

Global Purchasing Category Leader

Job Title

Global Purchasing Category Leader

Industry SectorOther
Salary£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 August 2018

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Global Category Lead with European travel. up to £60000 + Benefits

Your new company
This is an excellent opportunity to work with an innovative Global Pharmaceutical firm based near Slough. They are a fast growing R & D, Commercial and Manufacturing company who pride themselves on hiring the best talent.

Your new role This exciting opportunity will offer the chance to join the Global Purchasing team in the position of Global Purchasing Category Leader for Commercial Operations.

Your mission as Global Purchasing Category Leader is to be in charge of defining, implementing and communicating an agile Category Sourcing Strategy in alignment with Business customers and Business strategies, and that delivers added value to the business. You will contribute to the strategic development of your portfolio and will ensure the robust delivery through clear and measurable benefits.

Managing a team of 2 Buyers based in France your main categories will be:
- Marketing & sales
- Medical education
- Market Research
- Market Access
- Commercial Capabilities

- External Event

The main accountable responsibilities will be:
  • Category management
  • Defining the Category purchasing strategy
  • Implementing the category purchasing and to measure the category management success
  • Ensure support to the business in supplier's selection process
  • Contribute to the development and management of the global purchasing organisation

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be giving the opportunity to join this fast growing business you will need to have the following:
  • Degree or MCIPS qualifications
  • Minimum of 8 years demonstrated experience in purchasing, in an international environment
  • Pharmaceutical background is preferable
  • Proven success in delivering competitive advantage to the business and in leading projects
  • Experience in negotiation in cross functional and cross market teams
  • Demonstrated successful use of risk management and supplier relation management


Proven expertise of at least 5 years in strategic sourcing of :
  • Marketing services and Market studies
  • Indirect spend

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 on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at [link removed]

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Employer: Hays
Tel: N/A
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
Headline Job
Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Global Head of Supply Chain and Logistics

Latest Jobs
General Manager

Depot Manager

Transport Manager
Blandford Forum


Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Blog  |  Contact  |  Why Advertise With Us?  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter