Senior Category Manager

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £63000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Goddard

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Senior Category Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Category Manager to join this not for profit organisation based in London. This role will be mainly working from home with some travel to the main office. You will be responsible for reporting to the Head of Procurement and accountable for developing and implementing a category management approach across all categories. You will also support the contract owners to deliver an effective and robust supplier relationship management across all spend to ensure that you achieve value for money and excellent service delivery with all suppliers across all categories.

Main responsibilities of the Senior Category Manager

  • Responsible for the development, implementation and successful delivery of category management across all spend
  • Liaise with the contract owners and stakeholders to develop the category management strategy
  • Build strong and trusted relationships with contract owners, contract stakeholders and manager at all levels
  • Responsible for all operational supplier management including strategic relationship management
  • Provide day to day procurement support for projects when required

Skills & Experience required of the Senior Category Manager

  • Degree or equivalent CIPS qualification
  • Influencing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Worked as a category manager or contract manager for at least 4/5 years
  • Significant experience within complex organisations

Salary up to £63,000

This role would be perfect for a category manager or senior category manager or procurement manager or senior procurement manager sourcing manager or senior sourcing manager or purchasing manager or senior purchasing manager or category lead or procurement lead

If you have not received a response to your application within 2 weeks, please note that your application has been unsuccessful.