Category Manager - Corporate Services

Location
Reading
Salary
GBP40000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Package
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
07 Nov 2018
Ref
BBBH6365
Contact
Alex McDougall
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Sector
Catering, Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Category Manager: Corporate Services - Leading Hospitality Brand - Berkshire/West London - Flexible Working - £40,000-£55,000 + bonus + car + package

Following a CEO backed period of aggressive expansion that's doubled revenue, this leading hospitality organisation is carrying out a comprehensive procurement transformation, creating an opening at Category Manager level. Developing category strategy and optimising processes before leading company-wide implementation, innovation and leveraging significant commercial opportunities will be at the heart of facilitating further growth and excellence within procurement.

The ideal candidate will have strong procurement pedigree across a range of indirect categories and be comfortable working in an innovative and fast-paced environment. Experience in the hospitality (hotel/restaurant) or food services sectors will be advantageous, though aren't essential.

As Category Manager, you will:

  • Introduce innovative new procurement strategy across £30m+ of spend across Corporate Services, including Professional Services, IT, Marketing, Travel and Fleet
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders to unlock value across procurement and strategic sourcing.
  • Partner with Directors across Procurement & Commercial functions to enhance buy-in for procurement and ensure maximum service offering to the marketplace.

Essential Requirements for this position:

  • Degree preferred
  • Category Management experience within a service industry
  • Experience of managing key stakeholders & the gravitas to influence at a senior level.
  • Leadership of key procurement projects is strongly preferred.

To apply now and find out more information, apply through this page or send your CV to Alex directly at jobsAMD@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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