Category Manager

4 days left

Location
England, East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston Upon Hull
Salary
£40,000 - £42,500 per annum + Package
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
22 Apr 2019
Ref
14005369/001
Contact
Louis Glover
Position/Level
Consultant, Senior Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Develop and implement category strategies, sourcing and contract management projects, and supplier relationship management that support business performance and cost reduction targets.

Client Details

My client are a market leading business based nationally.

Description:

  • Develop and implement category strategies, sourcing and contract management projects, and supplier relationship management that support business performance and cost reduction targets
  • Lead strategic sourcing projects aligned to category strategies to put in place best value Group contracts
  • Identify opportunities to increase compliance of regional and functional teams using Group contracts
  • Review and update contracts, including service level agreements and key performance indicators
  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance covered by category strategies
  • Ensure category strategies deliver high levels of transactional efficiency and support P2P targets
  • Develop and implement the contract management process to realise maximum benefit from the category activity with reviews of business usage and contract compliance, and provide insight through the analysis of spend, contract metrics, supply markets and savings
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance on leading procurement practice to internal business partners
  • Lead the business in identification, assessment and management of potential risks associate with differing sourcing and contract management strategies for assigned categories of spend
  • Ensure all category spend complies with the Group Procurement policy

Profile:

  • Highly commercial, analytical and innovative in their thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relational abilities
  • Relevant professional qualification and professional body membership ideally CIPS or RICS
  • Strong drive for continuous improvement, self-starter who can work independently
  • Excellent IT skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Job Offer:

  • Category ownership
  • Great salary
  • Work for a multi Billion £ business
  • Key member in the development of procurement