Indirect Category Manager - Fortune500

South London
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + package + CIPS sponsorship
16 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to their rapid expansion and aggressive market growth, this Fortune 500 conglomerate is seeking an innovative and numerical procurement professional to join their growing procurement function. The successful applicant will work on a range of indirect categories spanning across IT, HR, Professional Services, FM and Marketing totalling a striking £Multi-million spend, with an international remit.

This Category Manager will be involved in:-

  • Leading the strategic sourcing across all the major indirect spend areas: HR, Professional Services, Marketing and FM
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings within the pre-existing function that add value to the process
  • Negotiate with market leading vendors and use your excellent supplier management skills to leverage sustainable commercial advantages for the business
  • Partner with relevant procurement executives to influence C-suite stakeholders within the wider business to improve Procurement's image and win far-reaching procurement initiatives

Required procurement skills & experience:-

  • Prior procurement/strategic sourcing experience with demonstrable examples of tangible savings and value add
  • Experience working within fast-paced, well-respected blue-chip brands
  • Clear and impressive career progression within your procurement career, advancing from Buyer to Senior Buyer within a short space of time
  • Degree is essential

Why should you apply?

  • To develop your career with such a globally renowned brand
  • Structured career progression - with almost guaranteed promotion within 18 months!
  • The opportunity to work on high value spends across an international remit

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