Global Category Manager - Global Greenfield

Location
Middlesex
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
07 Apr 2019
Ref
BBBH7209
Contact
Gajan Sivarajah
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Category Manager - £100m+ Greenfield Indirects - Promotion to Procurement Directorship within 2 years - Global FTSE30 - Berkshire OR West London - £60 - 70k + Excellent Benefits

This rapidly growing FTSE30 enterprise is seeking a high-achieving and ambitious Procurement expert to become Global Category Manager for a £100m+ greenfield spend portfolio and progress to Procurement Directorship within 2 years. The Firm's forward-thinking and "high-performance "high-reward" work style presents a very attractive proposition for qualified applicants.

As Global Category Manager you will: -

  • Have autonomous ownership of green and brownfield procurement categories such as HR, Professional Services, Travel - designing and implementing multi-year category strategies in the pursuit of best-in-class
  • ‎Engage with a senior stakeholder community up to and including the CFO, establishing and cultivating relationships to position procurement at the forefront of key business decisions and ventures
  • Display an acute awareness of the business' priorities, which often go beyond mere cost-savings, being able to leverage wider commercial benefits for the Firm through risk mitigation, strategic vendor partnerships etc
  • Skilfully manage the cradle to grave procurement process from requirements gathering & definition to ITT, RFP, RFQ, supplier and contract negotiation and award, supplier relationship management (SRM)
  • Mentor junior procurement specialists, coaching and demonstrating best-practice procurement and category management

Required background: -

  • Impressive procurement, strategic sourcing and category management career to date, quickly progressing from Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager to Senior Procurement Manager within ‎5-10 years
  • Degree, MBA & MCIPS‎ preferred but by no means essential

This iconic FTSE30 brand is offering a phenomenal opportunity to create a legacy within a largely untapped procurement category before progressing quickly to Procurement Directorship.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to jobsGS@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder influencing, collaboration, purchasing, buying, Indirect procurement, Professional Services

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