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Category Manager Indirect

Posted 18 January by Reed Procurement & Supply Chain Featured Ended
Our client is a well-known global Financial Services player and the world-wide leader in their field. They are looking for a Category Manager with experience of procuring Indirect goods or services to join their Central Bristol based office. This is a 12 month FTC with the possibility of going permanent for the right candidate.

This is a key role for the business as you would lead delivery of the end to end execution of this Procurement process.

This would include building the category strategy, identifying and implementing cost optimisation opportunities, challenging stakeholders in a manner appropriate to preserve relationships while achieving the right overall commercial result. 

In addition you will take responsibility for managing supplier relationships, negotiating and implementing contracts for categories, improving supplier performance, and managing commercial risk.

Furthermore you will manage expense and procurement performance utilizing procurement tools and best practice to increase efficiency and the quality of delivery.

The successful candidate will display the following attributes:
-Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
-Strong procurement experience within Indirects or Goods Not For Resale
-Excellent academic record, ideally degree and/or CIPS qualified

If you feel that this is you then we would love to hear from you!

As you might expect from a global leader, the benefits package for this role is highly comprehensive but will include:
-Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance
-Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
-28 days holiday plus option to purchase extra days
-Interest free season ticket loan scheme
-Share Plan Scheme
-Discount on all products

If you aren't quite ready to apply but would like to find out a bit more then please don't hesitate to call Larisa or Jessica on 0117 906 5571

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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