Global Procurement Category Manager

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Location
Cambridge
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + package + incentives
Posted
19 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Ref
BBBH6294
Contact
Alex McDougall
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Category Manager - Life Sciences Industry - £50,000-£60,000 + incentives - Change & Transformation Lead within Procurement

As part of an on-going transformation and a shift to a streamlined, strategic procurement function, this multinational procurement function is looking to bring in an assured Global Category Manager to drive value and develop strategy across an individual spend of £100m+. Procurement, now fully backed at CXO level, is being transformed globally and you will pay a key part in the advent of a brand-new category-centric procurement strategy.

As a Global Category Manager, you will implement brand new global strategic sourcing initiatives across EMEA and the US. You will lead a team, developing cross-category expertise and engaging with senior leaders across the business. As a champion for change & innovation across procurement, you will lead complex sourcing projects to build a best-in-class procurement function and deliver exceptional results across a number of indirect categories.

The responsibilities and opportunities within the role include:

  • The chance to influence global category strategy and demonstrate your value as the procurement function develops into a best-in-class sourcing team.
  • Help to raise the profile of strategic procurement within the organisation, engaging with senior stakeholders both within and outside of the procurement function
  • Drive best practise procurement across indirect categories including IT, FM, HR, Professional Services and Real Estate; among others.
  • Contribute to shaping the overall procurement strategy long term to leave a lasting legacy on a global procurement function.

Procurement Experience & Attributes required:

  • Quick progression throughout your procurement career to date
  • The ambition and drive to continue your development and strive for a leadership role
  • Experience of managing external stakeholders and delivering value within a procurement function
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards preferred.
  • Degree or equivalent preferred.

If you're a procurement professional looking for a senior, global role, and retain the ability to learn and develop within an innovative, forward thinking team, reach out to Alex to find out more. Email an up-to-date copy of your CV to jobsAMD@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or apply directly through this page.

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