Category Lead - FTSE 100 Company

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
West Drayton
Salary
Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Sep 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