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Category Manager

  • Job reference: LFA-37725
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Technology Leadership
  • Salary: £375 - £400 per day

Category Manager

A category manager is required for an initial 12 month contract based in London.

My client is investing in the creation of a global procurement function with an exciting and challenging agenda. There is an opportunity to make a financial impact delivering true return on investment at a critical time in the company's development.

This role represents a unique opportunity to join the Global Procurement team at a pivotal time. Reporting into the Global head of Sourcing this is an opportunity to work on global projects to support delivery of the category strategy for Technology.

Responsibilities

  • Lead sourcing events for key category specialism
  • Direct other sources within the team on larger initiatives
  • Deliver measurable savings and other benefits against agreed targets
  • Escalate issues and risks in a timey manner

Skills required

  • Post-qualification experience in procurement, demonstrably focused on Technology.
  • Experience leading procurement projects an international scale. Leading >£5m negotiations preferred.
  • Experience working in a corporate environment with a matrix management structure desirable.
  • Ability to maintain an impartial high-level view of what the business is trying to achieve.
  • Experience in business planning, financials and project management.

This is an exciting opportunity for a category manager looking to start a new contract within the next two weeks. Please apply for more info.

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