Posted 5 March by Reed Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply
A global brand is looking to recruit a Procurement Category Manager to look after Marketing and professional services.
You will be MCIPS qualified or almost qualified and be looking for a hands on role in a dynamic environment,

Manage the relationship with internal stakeholders through regular and close working relationships to provide a valuable commercial service;

Identify and deliver sourcing opportunities within your category through insight and analysis of the category including; analysis of procurement spend & supply base to ensure best fit suppliers; supplier & marketplace research; regular interaction with Group Managers and Finance in prioritising the opportunities for the short, medium and long term.

Collaborate with business leads to ensure best deal has been achieved through taking responsibility in commercial and contractual negotiations with external suppliers

Running the end to end Procurement Cycle including the preparation of pre tender, tender documents, tender execution and contract award;

Negotiate with suppliers to ensure best value for the Formula One Group with robust terms & conditions that manages the Group’s risk appropriately and are in alignment with business needs

Support the business in drafting specifications and ensure the final product is clear, unambiguous and meaningful to the marketplace

Own the verification process of all Purchase Order Requisition’s (POR) within your category and ensure that the businesses are compliant in their requests.

Ability to draft and negotiate contracts to meet business objectives.
Category management track record (proven is preferred) within an organisation that may operate within strict deadlines.
Excellent communication with strong written and presentation skills
Ability to influence and drive behavioural change both internally and with the supply chain.
Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
 Working knowledge of P2P systems


Minimum of 5 years procurement experience at a senior level position 
MCIPS qualified desirable; as a minimum, must be working towards MCIPS.
Marketing Category experience

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34486272

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