Category Manager - Indirects

Recruiter
Cedar
Location
Watford
Salary
GBP400 - GBP500 per day +
Posted
17 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Ref
1701-30
Contact
Louise Gapp
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Hours
Full Time

Our high profile global FTSE 100 organisation are transforming their procurement team in the UK and are looking for an outgoing, high energy Procurement/Category Lead to manage spend across Sales & Marketing services and covering indirects for the UK/US. You must be able to hit the ground running delivering long term strategies along with quick wins and cashable savings. You will be well versed in managing multiple categories simultaneously in a fast paced demanding environment and be a self-starter with the drive and energy this role requires. A background in a blue chip or consultancy environment would be extremely beneficial.

Key areas -

  • Must be enthusiastic and extremely driven
  • Proven delivery on cashable savings along with long term strategies - you will need to demonstrate where you have made quick wins in previous roles
  • Proven procurement experience across Sales & Marketing categories
  • Supplier Management and contract negotiation - across indirect spend, ideally on a global level
  • Experience of working on multiple project based procurements - for a fast paced Private Sector client
  • Effective stakeholder management
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • MCIPS preferred

N.B. Cedar accepts CV uploads in 3 formats; MS Word, HTML and Simple Text. Please convert any PDF files to one of these formats before uploading. Thank you

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