Procurement Category Manager Indirects

West London
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + package
09 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager Indirects - Leading Transport Organization - Greater London - £45k-£55k + Bonus & Benefits

One of the largest transportation organizations in the UK is looking for experienced procurement category managers to support their rapidly growing business in London. You must have a solid background in Strategic Procurement Category Management with an ability to demonstrate stakeholder management, contract tendering and negotiation as well as strategy development and implementation. You should have a strong generalist background of procurement covering facilities management, professional services, marketing, IT and more.

Key responsibilities as Procurement Category Manager will include:-
* Provide technical expertise in the relevant categories to the wider Procurement function.
* Implement category strategies and cost reduction plans to meet ambitious savings targets
* Implementing a contract management process to maximise benefits for the organization and ensure business usage and compliance of contracts.
* Review and update contracts, include service level agreements and key performance indicators to ensure continued best in class practice
* Monitor and evaluate supplier performance.

Key skills required for the Procurement Category Manager are:
* Excellent strategic sourcing and category management expertise
* Background in contract management and negotiation as well as knowledge of contract & competition law
* Proven experience across a range of procurement categories
* Demonstrated achievements in driving business performance through strategy implementation and supplier partnerships
* University graduate and preferably CIPS qualification

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing business where you can make a significant impact into the future development of the organization. If you have the relevant skills and experience to take on this challenging interim assignment then please send your up to date CV to

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