Global Procurement Category Manager

GBP40000.00 - GBP50000 per annum + 10% Bonus
28 Dec 2018
27 Jan 2019
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Category Manager - Clear Progression - Ground-breaking Pharmaceutical Platform - London/ Watford - £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus

Innovative Company is looking for a Global Procurement Buyer to take the next step in what could be an accomplished procurement career. The company is at the forefront of pharmaceutical and biological developments, and the successful candidate will have access to a high profile and illustrious list of suppliers from all around the globe. The levels of exposure in this role are unheard of a relatively junior position, not only with the global remit but also with the scope for interacting and negotiating with Senior Level Stakeholders from an early stage.

As Global Procurement Category Manager you will:-

  • Join a centralised procurement function, in State of the Art offices, to take the lead on various indirect categories including but not limited to HR, IT, Marketing, and Travel
  • Interact with Senior Level Stakeholders to make sure change is managed cross-functionally
  • Improve your procurement skills across various categories with a view to moving into a Senior Category Manager role in 12-18 months
  • Have opportunities for global travel when dealing with niche suppliers from all around the world

Global Procurement Category Manager Required Background:-

  • Experience of end to end sourcing within a procurement function, ideally in indirect spend or packaging
  • A proven track record of exceeding targets and expectations in previous role(s)
  • Degree + Working towards CIPS (beneficial but not essential)

What the Global Procurement Category Manager role will offer you:-

  • £40,000 - £50,000 + up to 10% Bonus
  • Fast-tracked career progression- Targeting a Senior Category Manager role in 12-18 months
  • Global Exposure
  • Opportunity to work in a constantly changing and exciting industry

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

Key Skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, stakeholder management, vendor management, SRM, contract management, purchasing procurement, Indirect procurement, Marketing procurement, IT procurement, HR procurement

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