Category Manager - Indirects

Recruiter
Cedar
Location
London
Salary
GBP50000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum +
Posted
24 Apr 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
JO0000006770
Contact
Louise Gapp
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A high profile state of the art research organisation are looking to hire a driven and passionate Indirects Category Manager to join their team as they continue on their journey of transformation and change. This role will work closely with the Head of Procurement and Senior management team to ensure the department delivers an effective and efficient procurement service to the business and it's unique stakeholders. Must be a clear and confident communicator with proven experience of managing the whole range of FM spend in a fast paced private or public sector procurement function. Previous category experience in FM and indirect spend is essential, along with managing multiple projects/stakeholders in this area simultaneously

Key areas will be;
·Development and improvement of procurement processes and procedures within the FM category
·Commercial acumen and a clear understanding of procurement/supplier contracts
·Stakeholder engagement across hard & soft FM/utilities category and corporate services
·Effective negotiator - must have gravitas along with energy and drive
·Acting as a procurement advisor and trusted partner to internal customers
·Managing suppliers in line with organisational policy
·Ensuring compliance in all areas of FM procurement activity
·Ability to interact and influence stakeholders within various internal/external business units
·MCIPS qualified