Role details

Indirect Category Manager

Wiltshire   •   £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Major 3PL
  • Wiltshire

About Our Client

Major 3PL organisation based in the Wiltshire area who cover 200 locations across the UK.

This role is primarily based in Wiltshire however there is the opportunity for candidates based in Kettering or Doncaster to be successful in this role due to local distribution centres.

Job Description

  • Develop a robust procurement strategy and negotiate new best in class agreements in conjunction with stakeholders
  • Lead cross function teams in the development and implementation of strategic sourcing plans.
  • Provide procurement expertise to negotiate optimum supply terms
  • Develop, measure and monitor KPI's, supply level agreements and continuous improvement for category
  • Continually strive to improve supplier performance
  • Deliver ongoing benefits to the internal/ external customer
  • Manage a small team of category buyers
  • Must be Strong negotiator end to end
  • Must be able to draft and complete contracts
  • Must be able to see a tender out from start to finish
  • Strong stakeholder skills are required internally and externally
  • Heavy onus on supplier management

The Successful Applicant

  • MCIPS qualified or studying toward
  • Excellent commercial and negotiation skills are essential
  • Experience of managing complex or high value/ risk products and services
  • Experience of procuring vehicles, fleet, parts and related services at a strategic level will be advantageous
  • High level of market knowledge
  • Supplier Management experience
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of leading procurement governance and delivering value in an operational environment

What's on Offer

Basic Salary of 50K plus package this can be discussed on application

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