Category Manager - Indirect

Recruiter
Cedar
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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My client are seeking to hire an experienced Procurement Manager to work in a Greenfield environment across a range of Indirect spend areas, including FM, Marketing, HR, Professional Services & Travel.

Responsibilities

  • Manage strategic direction and implementation of indirect spend, including process improvements and influencing network adoption.
  • Apply expertise to recommend cost effective alternatives to meet needs and promote innovative solutions. Lead sourcing initiatives including timelines and deliverables to drive best value and effectively communicate status, work activities, and issues to leadership.
  • Develop strong cross-functional relationships with external departments to achieve goals and improvement opportunities in a Continuous Improvement culture.
  • Directly manage some supplier relationships.
  • Develop supply and sourcing strategies with research and planning, including simple to complex requests for information, requests for proposal, and competitive bids
  • Develop strategic supplier relationships to leverage suppliers that support and drive business strategies (i.e. national agreements/solutions, innovation). Manage supplier compliance to agreements within the scope and authority of the position.
  • Monitor function's and supplier's performance against goals, analyse and document results and initiate appropriate responses.

The ideal candidate will;

Have 4 years' experience of end to end sourcing experience

Be experienced in sourcing across a range of Indirect Categories

Be MCIPS qualified or working towards

Be able to work with minimum supervision

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