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Category Manager - Cost Strengthening

  • Location

    Woking, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

  • Contact email:

    charlotte.culhane@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CC1395_1541148966

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-01-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

An excellent opportunity for a Category Manager to join a Global Charity based in Woking with a competitive salary of up to £45k (dependent on experience). This Procurement position has been created due to growth within the team, and is focusing of cost strengthening of savings of 1 million in the first year, with the aim of saving 20 million in the 5th year.

Candidates will have previous experience of working in a Procurement or Purchasing Department within category management.

Role Responsibilities for the Category Manager:

- Manage and actively deliver activities for each Global Category

- Management of at least two Procurement Officers

- Categories including, but not limited to; Property, FM, HR, IT, Fleet & Consultancy

- Understanding the business needs and drivers as relevant to the categories.

- Lead on the development of tenders and long-term agreements

 

Person Specification for Senior Category Manager

- Be able to demonstrate strategic sourcing and category management

- Experience in establishing and developing strategic, long term supplier relationships

- Level 4 CIPS or above

- Line Management experience

- Cost saving experience - Millions

- Strong Negotiation skills

 

Salary

Up to £45k

 

This role would be suited to a Senior Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Officer, Category Manager, Contracts Manager, Commercial Manager.