Global Category Specialist - £55k

City of London
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
10 Jan 2019
09 Feb 2019
Hugo Billyard
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Category Specialist - Iconic Charitable Organisation - £55k + Benefits - Central London

One of the most iconic global charities are seeking an ambitious Category Manager to join their recently transformed procurement function. The position has become available following a recent internal promotion. The new Category Manager will enjoy a large budgetary spend within their autonomous and dynamic role. This is an incredibly varied and fast-paced position that offers excellent career progression, with a clearly defined path to senior management within 12 months.

Global Category Manager Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in ensuring the procurement function is aligned with the organisations mission
  • Create opportunities by developing and maintaining strong relationships through the supply base
  • Proactively manage suppliers to ensure a high level of performance
  • Deliver category strategies in line with the business's ambitions and vision
  • Develop an intimate understanding of the organisations, values, culture and mission to help implement effective procurement strategies

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Strong leadership experience in a hands-on category manager role
  • Ability to implement and develop innovative procurement strategies that yield results
  • Commercially aware with excellent interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
  • An analytical and proactive approach to procurement

If you are looking for fast-track career progression within a progressive working environment, then do not hesitate to apply below. This is a unique opportunity to work for an iconic global brand, where you can make a difference.

To apply to the role, email your CV to Hugo Billyard at:

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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