Our client is a well-known and market leading provider of building materials. They are the UK's leading sustainable construction materials business, helping to deliver major infrastructure and construction projects across the country.
The successful candidate will be the procurement lead for our client's largest engineering project, based in Leicestershire. The assistant category manager will be responsible for ensuring that the supply chain is managed effectively from cost, quality and sustainability perspectives.
The successful candidate will have at least 4 years experience in a similar role. In this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to manage and deliver high value procurement projects. You will be a strong negotiator with experience in contract drafting and will ideally have some knowledge of CDM and NEC3 contracts. It is essential that the successful candidate has experience in managing CAPEX spend (ideally in a construction/manufacturing/engineering environment) and unfortunately, applicants without this experience will not be considered.
This is a great opportunity to demonstrate your capability and start your career within our impressive business and it will be an excellent "stepping stone" to a Category Manager position within the organisation. There is also a competitive salary of £45,000 to £50,000 on offer in addition to extra benefits.