12-month Fixed-Term-Contract for a Category Manager - IT for a Leading Insurance Firm based in Central London
Your new company
You will join one of the largest insurance firms in the world! They are a blue-chip multi-billion dollar company and are certainly still in growth! The sectors they specialise in are global insurance, investment management and financial services. You will join a global workforce of talented, ambitious people who thrive for success. They have a global footprint with presence in over 60 countries and a global workforce of over 150,000 people.
Your new role
This is a 12-month Fixed-Term-Contract to join a large procurement function whilst they go through a large-scale procurement simplification process. This 1-2-year project will focus on improving procurement process efficiency, cost efficiencies and risk mitigation.
You will focus on the end-to-end procurement process, building internal relationship with business units to deliver value and raise the profile of procurement. At times you will be required to challenge stakeholders to ensure the organisation is achieving the most valuable overall commercial result.
You will negotiate and implement contracts as well as ensuring they are complaint to the agreed service levels, performance, quality and delivery levels.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need full end-to-end procurement experience with indirect categories. Specific category experience is not essential, but it does need to be indirect. Strong stakeholder engagement skills are essential as you will be required to liaise and work closely with internal and external stakeholders. You will need to be able to clearly articulate the value that you have delivered to previous organisation, in terms of key deliverables.
What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary you will also receive an attractive benefit package. Aside from this, you will also join a talented pool of people within a company with a global reach. The company provide fantastic career progression opportunities as well as opportunities to learn and develop new skill sets.
What you need to do now
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