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Procurement Category Manager

Procurement Category Manager

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paula Page

  • Contact email:

    paula.page@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH17502_1571757886

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-21

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    #


The successful Procurement Category Manager will be working for a Global leader within there industry. The Procurement Category Manager will be working as part of the Direct and Indirect Procurement strategy to deliver benefits to the business. Working with key stakeholders at all levels, to successfully deliver projects to order to provide the best value goods and services from the right supply base whilst achieving ambitious and challenging cost reduction targets against budgets.
Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Deliver real bottom-line savings to the business a
  • Deliver on specifics within the indirect Procurement team strategy
  • Meet and exceed key performance targets
  • Work with key stakeholders and SMEs to ensure that procurement best practices and policies are followed and maintained across the business
  • Deliver value-add reporting to the department and wider business
  • Be responsible for the commercial terms & contracts that are agreed with suppliers across Direct & Indirect channels and monitor their delivery with the Finance department


As the successful Procurement Category Manager you are likely to have significant experience in:

  • Experience of Procurement in a blue-chip procurement environment
  • Experience of procuring a wide range of products, services and commodities
  • Proven track record in cost analysis and delivery of real cost reduction
  • Able to agree and work to challenging deadlines
  • Developed negotiating skills
  • Able to strategically manage a category or categories whilst being able to deliver tactical solutions
  • To work in a team oriented environment where influencing and persuasion skills are of paramount importance
  • Excellent communicator and relationship builder
  • High achievement drive with a proven ability to deliver results
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen with a natural ability to recognise effective deals
  • Proven ability to manage and follow procedures, recognise dependencies, whilst mitigating risks
  • Customer focused ability to deliver the quality required by the organisation whilst delivering the best cost


There is an attractive benefits package available to the successful Procurement Category Manager. To apply for the Procurement Category Manager position, please click on the apply now button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.

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