Category Lead - £85K - FTSE 100 Company

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
West Drayton
Salary
GBP75000 - GBP85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Ref
J13118
Contact
Anthony Barden
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A major airline group urgently requires a Category Lead to own a sub-category of procurement spend across a diverse portfolio of products and services.

This is a key position which calls for a high degree of commercial expertise, deep market and supplier knowledge, strong business and financial acumen, phenomenal interpersonal skills and an ability to thrive in a changeable and demanding environment.

If you possess all of the above, and are keen to test your abilities to the limit, apply now.

Role & Requirements:

  • Work across multiple operating companies within the group, ensuring the delivery of effective, robust and compliant procurement
  • Lead on strategic activities, including category planning, sourcing and risk management, plus act as single point of contact for senior stakeholders
  • Develop 3-5 year category plans, implementing local and global sourcing strategies for all external spend related activity
  • Previous airline experience is essential - applicants without this will not be considered