Sourcing Category Manager - Travel

GBP50000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum +
20 Feb 2018
20 Mar 2018
Jim Fowler
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Fantastic Opportunity to join a Global, market leading FMCG company as a Category Manager for Travel

Your new company
Fantastic opportunity to join this Global Market leading FMCG company in Northamptonshire as a Category Manager looking after the Global Travel Category

Your new role

You will provide sourcing expertise and leadership to the Travel, Fleet, Meetings/Events and Office categories.You will have good procurement skills and understand all aspects of the purchasing process and
have proven background of leading procurement projects in the assigned category areas
As this role supports stakeholders across the EMEA region it is critical you have worked in a complex, multi-site business with experience of dealing with stakeholders across the EMEA region It is also essential you have a background of working within a Change Environment as the company are very fast paced, constantly evolving

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • MCIPS or studying towards
  • Procurement Professional with Travel category expertise, and specifically proven experience in change management across multiple markets as there is a requirement following the global tender for their TMC to implement OBTs in multiple markets and a new reporting suite across the global regions
  • Regional or Global experience is essential as the role overs 30+markets and multiple stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management and communication skills are essential, experience of contract creation / development is also key

What you'll get in return
Salary up to £60,000 + Excellent Benefits package

What you need to do now
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