Global Category Manager - £100m+

Location
London
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP70000 per annum +
Posted
02 Mar 2018
Closes
01 Apr 2018
Ref
1708-24
Contact
jobsEFK
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Category Manager - £100m+ Greenfield Indirects - Promotion to Procurement Directorship within 2 years - Global FTSE30 - Central OR West London - £50 - 70k + Excellent Benefits

This rapidly growing FTSE30 enterprise is seeking a high-achieving and ambitious Procurement expert to become Global Category Manager for a £100m+ greenfield spend portfolio and progress to Procurement Directorship within 2 years. The Firm's forward-thinking and "high-performance = high-reward" work style presents a very attractive proposition for qualified applicants.

As Global Category Manager you will:-

  • Have autonomous ownership of green and brownfield procurement categories such as Financial and Advisory Services‎ (Risk Consultancy, Audit, Tax etc), designing and implementing multi-year category strategies in the pursuit of best-in-class
  • ‎Engage with a senior stakeholder community up to and including the CFO, establishing and cultivating relationships to position procurement at the forefront of key business decisions and ventures
  • Display an acute awareness of the business' priorities, which often go beyond mere cost-savings, being able to leverage wider commercial benefits for the Firm through risk mitigation, strategic vendor partnerships etc
  • Skilfully manage the cradle to grave procurement process from requirements gathering & definition to ITT, RFP, RFQ, supplier and contract negotiation and award, supplier relationship management (SRM)
  • Mentor junior procurement specialists, coaching and demonstrating best-practice procurement and category management

Required background:-

  • Impressive procurement, strategic sourcing and category management career to date, quickly progressing from Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager to Senior Procurement Manager within ‎5-10 years
  • Degree, MBA & MCIPS‎ preferred but by no means essential

This iconic FTSE30 brand is offering a phenomenal opportunity to create a legacy within a largely untapped procurement category before progressing quickly to Procurement Directorship.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to JOBSEFK@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder influencing, collaboration, purchasing, buying, Indirect procurement, Professional Services

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