Procurement Category Manager

City of London
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + bonus
14 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Adam Zaidman
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager - FMCG major - Central London £50k - £55k + Clear progression path

This aggressively expanding retail brand is seeking a high-achieving Category Manager to join ranks and drive a crucial spend category towards best-in-class. Projects will be in the Prof Services, Facilities, HR and Marketing categories.

‎The Firm has an outstanding reputation for providing professional development to ambitious individuals and this could be a fantastic career move for an aspiring Category Lead/Senior Category Manager.

Procurement Category Manager role profile: -

  • Lead global procurement strategy development and deal execution for the £100m+ indirect category spend - Facilities, Prof Services, HR and Marketing
  • Build strategically important supplier relationships with key suppliers
  • Spearhead major sourcing strategy reviews and negotiate high-value and high-risk procurement contracts
  • Using world-class procurement toolkits to deliver results from cost savings to risk mitigation


  • Impressive Procurement, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management track record, with a CV that clearly demonstrates your personal procurement results / achievements
  • The confidence when managing and influencing stakeholders at all levels
  • Good technical knowledge of procurement platforms such as Ariba, SAP etc.
  • Degree 2.1 and above & Procurement qualification (preferred though not at all essential)
  • Ambition to strive for Procurement leadership within the next 18 months

To find out more and apply please send your CV to

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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