Senior Indirects Procurement Manager

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits - CIPS sponsorship
03 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018
Patrick Hargan
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Fast growing FMCG firm seeks commercially savvy indirect procurement category lead to join their Strategic Procurement function. With a close-knit and collaborative procurement team, the successful applicant will benefit with a lot of exposure to board level executives. Also, with expanding operations across the UK and USA, international secondments are available in the long term.

Senior Indirects category lead role:-

  • Immediate impact with senior stakeholders including divisional directors, sales directors and the CEO, building strong relationships and being a crucial figure in the mission to position procurement more strategically within the firm
  • Autonomously owning £30 million procurement and strategic sourcing projects from cradle-to-grave from gathering stakeholders' requirements to ITT, RFP, RFQ, contract negotiation and award and supplier relationship management (SRM) phases.
  • Focusing on various indirect categories such as IT, FM, professional services and marketing managing spend for leading suppliers such as Microsoft, Dell and HP.
  • Reporting into the Head of Procurement and the CFO on a weekly basis leading and presenting projects to board level stakeholders

Required background:-

  • Impressive track record within your procurement career progressing quickly from graduate buyer to senior buyer / category lead
  • Experience in managing a procurement team of individuals - desirable
  • CIPS qualified - highly desirable
  • Previous procurement experience working on multi million pound projects for various areas of indirect spend including FM, Marketing, Professional Services and IT.
  • Great analytical capabilities coupled with a natural flair for influencing senior figures
  • Degree qualified - preferred

If you are an indirect category lead looking for increased responsibility, great exposure and a fast paced environment, this senior indirect category manager is a fantastic opportunity.

To find out more and apply, please send your CV to or directly through this page.

To keep up to date with all the latest procurement jobs, follow our twitter feed at

Similar jobs

Similar jobs