Role details

Interim Category Manager - Indirects

Sheffield   •   £300 - £350 per day (£77,994 - £90,993)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • High profile banking business
  • Excellent brand and culture

About Our Client

High profile banking business

Job Description

The Category Manager will sit on relevant stakeholder committees and positively influence appropriate forums of the businesses/ functions.

The Category Manager will also be responsible for the following:

- Supporting the creation of sub-category strategies and plans to achieve or exceed agreed savings targets for the category.
- Driving business outcomes and behaviours with subject matter expertise to drive value through the category planning lifecycle.
- Constantly monitoring supplier market and identify opportunities resulting from new product offerings and/or market shifts (e.g. entry or exit of suppliers, changes in pricing, risk on category).
- Seeking alternatives to current category specifications/ demand parameters.
- Continually monitoring buying channel compliance for the business/ function with whom they own the Procurement relationship and driving corrective action as necessary.

-Be a role model and demonstrate a positive attitude and inspire confidence when faced with uncertainty and change.

-Provide clear direction and constructive challenge to business stakeholders in the creation and execution of Category and Commodity plans.

-Bring drive, energy and pace to category activity.

-Display excellent influencing skills.

-Demonstrate importance of subject matter expertise through example.

-Market and communicate category guidelines into the business.

-Act as an agent of change for the Procurement Transformation and beyond into future change initiatives.

The Successful Applicant

- Indirect spend track record managing large levels of complex spend

- Ideally private sector / Financial Services background

- MCIPS & Degree qualified is preferred

What's on Offer

Excellent brand and culture.

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