Beaumont Select

Category Manager - Professional Services / Indirects

London or West Sussex
£65-75k + bonus + pension + health +flexbens
21 Jan 2019
21 Feb 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent opportunity to develop and execute the Professional Services Category strategy for a Global Financial Services organisation…

This is an excellent opportunity for a Procurement Category Manager with Professional Services/HR expertise to deliver best practice sourcing process and negotiate the best overall commercial arrangements, whilst ensuring the lowest total cost of ownership and delivering stakeholder requirements.

  • You will support delivery of a “best in class” procurement function and will develop and execute the Procurement strategy for Professional Services Sourcing activities in accordance with the category strategy and business partner needs and requirements

  • Manage requests for Information with potential suppliers and structure the requests for proposals and assess results

  • You must have the ability to ensure functional excellence within your categories, especially strategic sourcing, supplier management and user compliance

Category Manager – Professional Services/HR Key Requirements:

  • CIPS Level 4 - Desirable

  • Relevant Professional Services / Indirects (and ideally HR) category management expertise

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent

  • Demonstrable and proven track record of delivering cost savings, cost efficiencies, total cost of ownership improvement and continuous improvement

  • Advanced knowledge and experience of Category Strategy / Strategic Sourcing tools and techniques

  • Advanced Level Negotiation Skills

And finally, you will need to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic financial services environment, where stakeholder engagement is key and supplier collaboration forms the core of successful partnerships.

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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