Langley Search & Interim

Head of Category Management

London or East Midlands
c£75K + excellent Bens
26 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Category Management

Location: London or East Midlands

Salary: c£75k + excellent benefits

Reporting into the Procurement Director, and with direct management responsibility for a team of Category Managers and Category Specialist, this is an excellent opportunity to shape and drive a true category management approach within a Commercial function that looks after c£400m spend. This newly created role represents an excellent career development opportunity for candidates wish to progress to Head of Procurement level.

The key elements to the role:

  • Develop / implement an innovative, efficient and effective Category Management approach across the procurement function, and the wider business
  • Senior stakeholder engagement to ensure organisational and functional requirements are incorporated into category plans
  • Coach and mentor Category Managers and Category Specialists, across diverse spend areas, to ensure procurement best practice
  • Drive internal compliance to appropriate procurement legislation and regulations

Ideal Experience Required:

  • Strong understanding of a true category management approach and strategic sourcing methodologies
  • Experience of team management
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skill, particularly in stakeholder engagement
  • Project Management skills
  • Public Sector procurement / OJEU experience is useful but not essential

For further information please email your CV to quoting HCMNR

Langley Search & Interim supplies Interim Procurement Managers in the Public Sector across the UK.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Please note:

Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

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