Procurement Category Manager

  • Location

    Bristol, England

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A fantastic opportunity for a Procurement professional to join a leading organisation as a Procurement Category Manager on an initial 12-month Fixed Term Contract basis.

Job Responsibilities of the Procurement Category Manager;

Define category strategies that maximise value for the business.

Build knowledge of the supply market within the business.

Execute the category strategy.

Negotiating contracts with suppliers.

Evaluating supplier performance and measure contract compliance.

Provide subject matter expertise to the business.

Work within New Product Introduction environments.

Capture specific business requirements and builds into ITT documents.

Execute sourcing activity using strategic sourcing methodologies.

Be accountable for the implementation of pan-divisional contracts.

Support major bid activity where there is a significant category requirement.

Manage suppliers within the category.

Execute the appropriate strategies to engage suppliers and to measure and incentivise their performance.

Manage appropriate supplier governance.

Person Specification of the Procurement Category Manager;

Degree qualified or equivalent.

Additional professional qualifications would be an advantage e.g. CIPS.

Proven Procurement & Category Management experience.

Supplier Relationship Management experience.

Experience within a manufacturing / engineering environment.

Strong influencing and negotiation skills.

Strong commercial acumen.

Excellent IT skills including MS Office.

Ability to work collaboratively with other departments within the business.

This role would suit an individual with previous experience in the following roles; Category Manager, Category Lead, Commodity Manager, Commodity Lead, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Senior Buyer, Senior Procurement Officer.