Category Specialist

Chase and Holland Recruitment Ltd
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
31 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Category Specialist - Hull - GBP40,000

Chase and Holland are glad to be recruiting for a Category Specialist required to work within a leading business based in the Hull area of East Yorkshire. The purpose of this exciting role is to develop and implement the business procurement strategy for a defined category. Reporting to the Head of Procurement, key duties of the Category specialist will include:

  • Managing all procurement activities across the defined categories - including best practice, continuous review and revision of policies and processes to maximise value for money
  • Providing guidance and advice to staff on Procurement Policy to achieve best value for money
  • Developing in-depth understanding and knowledge of the category supply chain to ensure compliance with all legislation
  • Managing multiple suppler contracts and implementing supplier management strategies
  • Participating in supplier/ partner tenders to agree SLA and KPIs
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Working closely with the Head of Procurement to implement specific category sourcing strategies
  • Actively participating in the identification and implementation of operational improvements
  • Reporting on the category performance to the procurement management

The successful candidate will have a strong procurement background and possess good commercial acumen. You will have strong attention to detail and have good interpersonal & communication skills. You will have a problem-solving approach to work and be comfortable interacting with various internal and external stakeholders. Previous Indirect buying experience within would be advantageous but not essential.

This is a great opportunity for a Procurement Professional to play a key role in a vibrant, friendly and enthusiastic Procurement team within a highly successful business. Genuine career opportunities are available to the successful candidate.

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting opportunity, click 'apply now'.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.