Beaumont Select

Procurement Category Manager - Professional Services

London (Greater), Surrey
£40-45k + bonus + benefits
04 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accelerate your career in a complex, exciting environment where business never stands still.

You will be a critical member of a  highly ambitious team that is a genuine centre of excellence, growing rapidly and global in their horizons. You will possess vision, influence, business sense and sourcing expertise to support the Business Services procurement category onto the global stage. You’ll take full ownership of sourcing strategies that directly support top management decisions and deliver on the bottom line.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute significantly to the overall performance, savings and profitability of the business
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders to support sales bids and source best-value solutions
  • Negotiate the best overall commercial arrangements with suppliers selected through fact-based methods
  • Be a recognised subject matter expert for your category; developing, delivering and implementing the sourcing strategy with a flawless grasp of cost structures, trends and cost drivers
  • Drive change; challenge existing sourcing decisions; coordinate supplier development strategies; always prove potential for improvement
  • Manage relationships with existing and new suppliers


Qualifications & Experience

  • A corporate procurement professional with a substantial blue-chip background and international horizons
  • CPIM or CIPS qualified
  • An excellent stakeholder and supplier manager, equally focused on value for money, service quality and positive strategic outcomes
  • Relevant experience in Corporate / Business Services Categories (HR, Legal, IT, Logistics...) 
  • A successful negotiator
  • Influential and credible at the highest levels
  • A keen instigator and manager of innovation and change
  • Numerate and logical – able to make and justify data-driven decisions
  • Almost certainly degree-educated


Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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