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Procurement Category Manager x2 Indirect

Procurement Category Manager x2 Indirect

Posted 28 March by Portfolio Procurement Easy Apply Ended

These are 2 brand new role within a market leading organisation with a famous brand globally to manage all indirects spend reporting directly into the Global Head of Procurement

A relatively greenfield function that requires someone to work in a fast paced, busy environment that is not scared to get stuck in to projects where there may not be any current processes or strategies. Procurement within the business still needs to be sold to a range of the company's key stakeholders, where there may be some resistance initially.

Some of the key categories that you will be involved in are: Travel, Logistics, HR, Professional Services and FM

Role and responsibilities:

  • End-to-end procurement, from sourcing to contract drafting / execution and ongoing SRM
  • Manage and influence internal stakeholders across the business
  • Negotiate on existing and new contracts to ensure best cost / service efficiency to the business
  • Support the Procurement Managers and Head of Procurement in projects as well as leading projects solely
  • Advise the company on alternative options of suppliers and services
  • Analyse current spend and advise on areas of cost savings
  • Manage suppliers to ensure there is a professional and effective client relationship

Experience and requirements:

  • Must have strategic procurement experience within a range of indirect categories
  • A number of achievements either from cost savings or improved supply
  • Able to work in a fast paced, but greenfield environment
  • Managed the entire procurement process
  • Commercially astute
  • Multi-site procurement and stakeholder management experience
  • Confident negotiator with all levels of internal and external stakeholder
  • MCIPS or degree educated preferable, but not essential


Reference: 34579071

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