An award winning business with a global presence is offering an exciting opportunity for a Senior Category Manager to join the team and manage contracts and Categories within the indirect procurement space.
It is NOT essential that you have Indirect procurement experience, however it is essential that you have experience of Category or Commodity Management and are Commercially Savvy (able to be creative commercially to help release savings or increase efficiencies within your Categories).
THE ROLE AND YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:
The key thing is for you to have a good background within Indirect/GNFR procurement and are familiar with Contract Negotiation and stakeholder engagement.
Observing the team stakeholder management plans created by the UK Procurement lead for such category, develop and maintain strong and effective internal relationships.
Manage or facilitate the sourcing, selection and associated decision making related to third party supply of goods and services
Ensure the optimum service delivery from external suppliers
Achieve cost effective procurement
Complying with the Terms of Engagement between Procurement and Legal
Negotiate and draft contracts that enable the provision of goods and services
Produce high quality contractual documentation
Manage third party risk
Build and maintain strong and effective external relationships with suppliers as appropriate
Contribute towards the UK and "global" Procurement department goals
Category or Commodity Management - Direct OR Indirect
Knowledge of sourcing / contracting process and procedures
Effective communication including Good negotiation skills
Influencing to senior management level
Building relationships (internal and external)
This is a high profile position where you will be exposed to all levels within the business.
If you are interested, apply now.
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