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Category Management Lead

A leading global manufacturer.


  • Manage purchases of indirect categories and services.
  • Utilise strategic sourcing processes to manage assigned categories by identifying stakeholders, defining and implementing a strategy that reduces cost and improves quality.
  • Consolidate spend to create leverage, purchasing trends and sourcing alternatives.
  • Develop expertise in assigned categories through external research, analysis of cost drivers and life cycle costs.
  • Implement appropriate procedures to ensure import and export compliance keeping up-to-date with latest customs regulations.


  • Over 5 years experience within procurement with recent experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven knowledge relative to one of more of the indirect categories (industrial services and supplies, MRO, FM, energy and utilities).
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualified and working toward MCIPS qualification
  • Excellent IT skills particularly in MS Excel V-Lookup and Pivot Table functions.
  • Drive and enthusiasm to be a champion for the procurement department.

Job Offer

  • Exciting opportunity to work for a growing organisation.
  • Salary of £38-£45k dependent on experience.
  • Early finish on a Friday.

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
Industry Sector
£38000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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