Category Manager - Infrastructure

Location
Reading
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, PHI and Pension
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
13848605/001
Contact
Henry Cater
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

To provide a high calibre, professional service fulfilling the "Purchaser" role on high value, multi-supplier contracts. To uphold the strategic intent of the Contracts, develop and maintain excellent communications with all senior stakeholders and ensure robust governance and the protection of Purchaser interests.

Client Details

Large Utilities Provider

Description

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Profile

Must Have:

  • Degree and/or appropriate professional qualification. (CIPS , RICS or CEng)
  • Minimum of 5 years Commercial / Contract Management in a relevant industrial environment, ie Construction, Services and/ or IT Sector.
  • Knowledge of standard industry contract forms eg NEC and IChemE
  • Excellent and demonstrable strategic sourcing skills - proficient in all aspects of the 'Strategic Sourcing Cycle'
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Self-starter, resilient and tenacious under pressure.
  • Excellent contract definition skills and extensive experience adapting commercial terms to the benefit of the client
  • Can demonstrate an ability to think creatively to solve ill-defined and complex sourcing challenges
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement within a challenging environment
  • Demonstrates a lack of acceptance of the status quo, "business as usual" and willingness to challenge
  • Shows a willingness to look for ideas or intelligence from outside the immediate team, their business, and their industry
  • Is visibly proactive in resolving potential difficulties and overcoming barriers
  • Shows an understanding of how to build trust with customers through their interactions
  • Excellent and demonstrable interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Self-starter, resilient and tenacious under pressure
  • Keen analytical mind and excellent Excel and Powerpoint skills

Job Offer

A full time position as a Category Manager - Infrastructure