Global Category Specialist- Esteemed Charity -£45k

GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
19 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Category Specialist - Esteemed Not-For-Profit - Central London - £45k + Benefits - Large-Scale Transformation Project

Recognised globally for their philanthropic impact, leading charitable organisation seeks an ambitious Category Specialist to enter their newly-transformed procurement function.

Working out of their Global HQ, the successful individual will be tackling projects across various categories including, HR, Travel, IT, Legal, Insurance & Tax whilst taking advantage of the firm's recent strategy to implement Global Category Management. With further investment on the horizon, this position has a natural path for progression into management as the procurement function continues its expansion.

Global Category Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Engaging cross-functionally with various business units to develop strategic category plans across indirect categories
  • Strategically source new suppliers, managing the full end-to-end tender process to maximise savings and create value within the function
  • Liaising with global stakeholders to ensure the consistent expansion of the procurement function
  • Creating and implementing innovative ideas for the long and short-term development of the function

Global Category Specialist Requirements:

  • Involvement in managing large spends across direct or indirect categories with a proven track record of generating savings and creating value in a function
  • Experience strategically sourcing new suppliers and managing the full end-to-end tender process
  • Strong experience drafting and managing contracts with existing and new suppliers
  • CIPS and Degree qualified (desirable) achieving a 2.1 or equivalent

To find out more and apply please send your CV to

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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