Category Lead - Engineering Services

GBP64500 - GBP65000 per annum + Benefits
09 Oct 2020
08 Nov 2020
Zach Johnson
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Category Lead - Engineering Services - £60K - 65k + Car + Package - Surrey - Leading Manufacturing Firm - 6-12 Month Fixed Term Contract

This marketing leading firm is ramping up its focus on best-practice procurement and has a new opportunity for an Engineering Procurement expert to join the team. As Engineering Category Lead you will drive a variety of untapped procurement sub-categories towards best-in-class in a rapidly growing procurement environment

Other Procurement responsibilities will include: -

  • Mentoring a team of 2 procurement managers and buyer
  • Collaborating with an executive stakeholder community, ensuring procurement plays an integral part in the Firm's aggressive expansion plans
  • Developing the procurement sourcing strategy across the Engineering Services category to deliver measurable benefits to the Firm
  • Implementing the strategic sourcing process including stakeholder engagement, opportunity assessment, market and requirements analysis, establishing sourcing strategy, supplier selection & negotiation and contract/supplier management.

In order to be successful, you must have: -

  • Significant Procurement, Sourcing & Category Management experience with a successful track record of handling £ multi-million procurement projects and managing market leading vendors
  • Engineering Category experience required
  • Line management experience ideal
  • Strong tendering, negotiating and stakeholder management experience (including RFP, RFQ stages etc)

To apply please email your CV to or apply directly through this forum.

Key skills: Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Procurement, FM, JCT, NEC3, Technology, Construction, Indirect, Construction, Engineering, Indirect, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Ariba, Oracle, VMware, FTSE 100, Purchasing, Buying, Negotiation, Vendor Management, London, Professional Services, Surrey, Hampshire, Portsmouth

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