Procurement Category Manager - Hertfordshire

Supply Chain
Ref: 946 Date Posted: Tuesday 13 Jul 2021
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Procurement Category Manager
Location:            Stevenage
Salary:                Up to £62,000 + benefits (Bonus, Pension & more)
We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Category Manager to develop and manage category sourcing strategies within a global leading engineering organisation. Working within the Mechanical Domain, you will be responsible for undertaking strategic development, competitions, contract management, supplier relations management with the aim of supporting innovation and to ensure supply chain performance (On Time, On Cost, On Quality)
Procurement Category Manager Responsibilities
  • Working as a business partner with your internal stakeholder to improve business outcomes
  • Managing suppliers market risk and opportunities to support the technology roadmap and production plan.
  • The development and implementation of contracts and Frame Agreements
  • Ultimately responsible for the supplier relationships, working with internal virtual category teams to deliver innovative and best in class suppliers to the Business
  • Accountable for the supplier performance, principally around cost, quality and delivery
  • Intelligently developing and deploying a range of sourcing strategies in cooperation with internal stakeholders
Procurement Category Manager skills and qualifications required:
  • Ideally CIPS qualified but as a minimum should be able to demonstrate a very good level of professional procurement rigour and academic capability.
  • Experience of developing procurement strategies within complex technical engineering environments
  • Able to demonstrate a significant level of depth and breadth in Procurement strategic and operational experience
  • A very goal-oriented individual with strong cultural awareness, excellent team building capabilities; capable of taking key strategic decisions.
  • Excellent analytical/Excel capabilities and ideally experience of SAP
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning company at a time of growth. You will have the chance to influence across a number of strategically important categories as well as ongoing opportunities for growth and development.
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