Category Manager

South Yorkshire
GBP40000 - GBP55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
08 Sep 2017
08 Oct 2017
Richard Jones
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is seeking an experienced strategic procurement professional, to assist in the provision of specialist expert procurement strategy advice to public and private sector clients.

Client Details

My client is a leading global organisation operating in the construction sector, who have a global presence


The role:

* To fulfil the responsibilities of the Category Manager
* To assist provision of specialist expert procurement strategy advice to public and private sector clients
* To actively contribute to the development and delivery of a full range of contract and claims services across the client base
* Support and to develop the Service Stream capability & Product innovation
* To support office business development including the support of marketing of contract services
* To support the delivery of both team and wider business targets
* To deliver individual income and business development targets

In particular we are looking for an individual with particular expertise in Procurement strategy & Contracts. This includes:

  • Procurement strategy
  • OJEU Procurement
  • Supply chain intelligence
  • Contract and commercial modelling
  • Contract terms, negotiation and award


The Person

* Category Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Procurement Manager
* Preferably to possess a Bachelor degree related to quantity surveying, law, or procurement.
* Experience of various forms of contracts - NEC, JCT
* Have previously held a client facing role.
* Be able to work autonomously without need for supervision including working from our client's offices.
* Be able to manage work/business development/career development activities.
* Minimum of 3 years procurement and preferably consultancy experience.
* Excellent communication skills in English.
* Good IT skills and a real interest in tools and systems, data and numbers.
* Driven to get results.

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer an attractive base salary of up to £55k plus a competitive package for the ideal candidate

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