Role details

Category Manager - Sub Contracts or Fleet

Northampton   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • £45,000-£55,000 + car
  • Northampton/ Milton Keynes (flexible)

About Our Client

Our client is a market leader in their field offering bespoke supply chain solutions to their clients across a variety of industry sectors, including retail, FMCG, construction and utilities.

Job Description

  • Develop a robust Procurement strategy and negotiate new best-in-class agreements in conjunction with stakeholders.
  • Provide procurement expertise to negotiate optimum supply terms, formalise supply contracts and implement suitably authorised, acceptable, preferred/approved supply arrangements to satisfy Company strategy and business needs.
  • Develop, measure and monitor KPI's, Supply Level Agreements and continuous improvement for category through quarterly reviews with suppliers. Work closely with the operations in order to deliver a robust supplier management programme that can be delivered on an on-going basis.
  • Continually strive to improve supplier performance through internal feedback and a close working relationship with suppliers and internal customers.

The Successful Applicant

  • MCIPS qualified or studying towards
  • Excellent commercial and negotiation skills are essential
  • Experience of managing complex or high value/risk products and services
  • Experience of procuring sub-contract haulage and/or distribution services at a strategic level
  • High level of distribution market knowledge
  • Ability of gaining knowledge quickly.
  • Supplier Management experience.
  • 5+ years experience of working in a Corporate Procurement environment
  • Experience of leading procurement governance and delivering value in an operational environment

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

What's on Offer

Basic salary + competitive package

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