Senior - Category Manager

Location
Norfolk, Norfolk
Salary
£38,000 - £68,000 per annum
Posted
02 Nov 2016
Closes
30 Nov 2016
Ref
1333539
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Senior Category Manager
Location: Norfolk
Salary: £38000 - £68000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

The company client is a well respected organisation specialised in the Financial Services who are now looking for a dynamic and ambitious Procurement professional to company's indirect third-party spend and act as a Partner to the business. The successful candidate will provide specialist knowledge and support whilst playing an integral role in helping to formulate and implement the commercial strategy.This is an exciting opportunity for career progression.

Main duties will include as follows:

* Lead management of the commercial relationships with suppliers, working with procurement and the wider business.
* Develop innovative commercial SLAs.
* Manage the company's indirect third-party spend.
* Ensure that suppliers comply with all requirements and that the appropriate checks and balances to ensure correct payment are in place.
* Develop relationships with key business stakeholders and suppliers to facilitate dialogue regarding contractual performance.
* Develop and deliver a framework to enable the business manage their active suppliers in order to maximise performance.
* Ensure Procurement is engaged and governance is followed for new spend and/or where legal terms are changed under the contract.
* Identify and documents key relationships and sets structure and schedules for operational supplier review meetings.

Essential experience and skills required:

* Graduate calibre
* CIPS
* A strong understanding of Procurement and Vendor management with at least 5-10 years' experience
* Experience within permanent recruitment, RPO arrangements (other relevant HR related experience will also be considered)
* Excellent negotiation skills
* Strong people management experience
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Diligent in completion of tasks and projects
* Highly computer literate - advanced excel
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.