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Procurement Manager

Industry SectorConstruction, Engineering, Manufacturing, Other, Retail, Services
Salary£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
LocationsLondon, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted19 June 2017

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Procurement Category Manager - FM/Store Development/Kitchens and Restaurants

£60000 - £70000 per annum


A new and exciting Procurement Category Manager - FM/Store Development/Kitchens and Restaurants role has just become available with Harrods based in London. Reporting directly to the Head of Procurement this role offers career progression for a Procurement Category Manager - FM/Store Development/Kitchens and Restaurants with strong stakeholder management.

As the Procurement Category Manager - FM/Store Development/Kitchens and Restaurants you will support the Head of Procurement to deliver all key projects and departmental targets. The indirect category procurement professional will manage a UK based multi-million pound spend. The role involves an extensive level of stakeholder and key supplier management.

Key Responsibilities of the Category Manager - FM include:

  • Implementation of strategic category management plans to deliver security of supply, quality, service and cost benefits
  • Support the procurement function in different spend categories when required
  • Responsible for the identification and delivery of benefits from tactical activity with suppliers, including specification, reviews, RFPs, eAuctions and price negotiation
  • Responsible for ensuring that an approved legal contract is in place for each significant supplier and added to the contract database
  • Responsible for supplier relationship management
  • Active management of key internal stakeholders to ensure that business requirements are met and short term issues are resolved
  • Ensure compliance with all procurement policies and procedures.
  • To develop category and sub category strategies reflecting external market conditions to support the strategic direction of the business
  • Develop effective relationships with key internal customers too increase their awareness of procurement and support for procurement initiatives
  • Support the Head of Procurement in developing individuals, team strategy and the delivery of business targets
  • Negotiate the price, quantity and commercial terms with indirect suppliers
  • Delivery of savings budget target for capex and opex, for categories which you are responsible for
  • To analyse RFIs and RFPs and to present results and recommendations to internal stakeholders and or project groups
  • To lead and direct internal stakeholders through the procurement process, change management, supplier reporting and opportunity identification and realisation
  • To ensure all projects are managed via the bravo procurement system.

Experience and skills:

  • Good PC literacy (word, excel and preferably SAP
  • Experience with Bravo would be beneficial
  • Strong customer service and focus when dealing with internal and external parties
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability and willingness to multi task
  •  Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing priorities
  • Exceptional negotiation, commercial and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Great stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong work ethic and unwavering commitment to Harrods Values
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Experience from multi-site retail, facilities management, property management, property development, hospitality, or a construction background is necessary for this role.

Apply for this exciting Category Manager - FM role today to find out more.

If you are career focused and have the necessary experience, this Category Manager - FM/Store Development/Kitchens and Restaurants role is for you.

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