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  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

  • Contact email:

    lisa.pascoe@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LP3266_1649948352

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Procurement Category Manager to join a leading organisation, to support the development and implementation of the IT Category Strategy.

Role Responsibilities of the Procurement Category Manager;

  • Lead sourcing activities and manage RFQ's, RFI's and RFP's
  • Develop and implement category plans
  • Monitor and develop performance metrics
  • Category management and process support
  • Support and manage commercial issues relating to suppliers
  • Lead cross functional teams through strategic sourcing processes
  • Draft and negotiate agreements with suppliers following legal principals

Personal Specification of the Procurement Category Manager;

  • Degree Qualified or equivalent within a Business or related discipline.
  • CIPS qualification would be an advantage.
  • Proven Procurement experience.
  • Experience of IT Category Management.
  • Experience of drafting and negotiating contracts.
  • Strong commercial background.
  • Proven Stakeholder Management experience.

This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Procurement Manager, Sourcing Specialist, Commodity Manager, Supplier Manager or Category Manager.