Senior Procurement Category Manager for Business Services

Sidmouth, Devon
In the region of £30,000 per annum
20 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Procurement Category Manager for Business Services to support The Donkey Sanctuary’s Procurement service. This is a newly formed Category Management team, and we are looking for a motivated, proactive team player to initiate the new procurement strategy within such business areas as HR, IT, Print, Travel, Stationery, Telecoms, Uniform, Health and Safety, Training, Finance and Accounts.

You will own the delivery and update of Category Strategies, identifying future commercial opportunities and direction. This will involve engaging and building strong working relationships with stakeholders to identify business needs. The Category Manager will need to build a detailed understanding of their supply chains in order to deliver maximum value to the respective business unit.

Possessing proven procurement experience, you will be an effective communicator, and skilled at working within and influencing multi-disciplinary teams. Experience of strategic sourcing and category management and an understanding of project management principles, together with demonstrable evidence of managing multiple projects and consistently delivering outstanding results, is essential.

This is a full-time, permanent contract starting as soon as possible, and will be based in Sidmouth, Devon; an area of ‘outstanding natural beauty’.

For further information about this role, including the full job description details, please download the Application Pack which can be found on our website at:

Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Monday 8th May 2017.

Interviews will be held at the Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth on Tuesday 23rd May 2017.