Category Manager (Indirects)

West Sussex
GBP70000.00 - GBP75000.00 per annum +
22 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Richard Johnson
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An indirect Category Manager job at a Blue-chip company in West Sussex paying up to £75,000 plus benefits

Your new company
Your company is a well known company with offices across the nation and a strong brand. Your company is known as a quality employer, and has shown great growth in procurement over the past several years.

Your new role
In your new job you will be an Indirect Category Manager managing the indirect spend in a specific category. You will be in charge of the strategy, planning and overall responsibility for the category spend. You will be challenged to ensure efficiency in spend for your category, in order to do this you must be comfortable working with senior stakeholders within procurement and with supplier companies as well. There are several significant projects that will be a part of your role, including supplier measurement and rationalisation to ensure that all contracts are being fulfilled, and manage any issues involved.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in your new job you will be an experience procurement professional, with experience in indirect spend and communication at a senior level. Key to your new role will be the confidence and credibility to challenge difficult stakeholders and achieve positive outcomes. To be successful you will need experience managing a complex supplier base, challenging where necessary but also working to improve key supplier relationships. Some CIPS studies are preferred.

What you'll get in return
In return for this job you will be paid up to £75,000 plus a significant performance bonus and great benefits (including flexible working options). You will also be joining a Blue-chip company so there are some outstanding progression opportunities for the right candidate. On top of that, this company works to bring the best out of it's people and will support relevant studies.

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