Langley Search & Interim

Category Manager - Consulting Team

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £57.5k plus bens
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
07 Jul 2019
Ref
7528/CL/\PERM
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Langley Search & Interim is currently searching for a Category Manager  to work in a Public Sector Collaborative Procurement Organisation.     This organisation is undertaking a major transformation of their procurement, consulting & customer facing areas and you will be part of this change joining their newly formed Consulting Team.

Ideally you will have:

  • Managed key projects within your organisation, or within client organisations to a successful conclusion.  You may have led projects involving continuous improvement, performance improvement or change management in a single organisation or across multiple entities.
  • Demonstrated the use of or ability to learn how to use consulting tools and techniques in a  problem solving environment
  • A strong drive to succeed and be results orientated
  • Have some knowledge of best practice in particular procurement category areas e.g. indirects in order to raise the bar in client organisations  
  • Working with the Category Teams and Customer/Account Managers to be able to develop new services and innovation to meet client needs both now and into the future
  • Ideally you will be /MCIPS qualified (or studying for) and be of degree calibre 
  • You will be an excellent communicator & influencer with the presence to build successful stakeholder and client relationships.
  • A well maintained network in the public sector would be useful although not essential – able to build repeat and new business

    In return for your skills & experience a salary of up to £57.5k plus benefits is offered.  The role is based in Central London near London Bridge.

    For further details please email your CV and full current package/day rate and availability to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7528/CL/PERM.

    Langley Search & Interim supplies Category Managers, Buyers, Senior Buyers  in the UK and internationally.  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.

    Key skills and areas: Procurement, Supply Chain, Operational Excellence, Category Manager, Buyer, Senior Buyers, Sourcing, Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM

    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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