Role details

Senior Category Managers - Indirects & IT/IS

Manchester   •   £45,000 - £85,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Procurement leaders required for high profile North West business
  • Recruiting across a number categories

About Our Client

Newly formed Procurement operation based in the Manchester area with links across the UK and headquarters based in London and the North West.

Job Description

A multi-billion pound service industry leader is searching for indirect procurement experts to spearhead the design and implementation of a UK wide indirect procurement function. This globally renowned company has an enviable reputation in their sector.

As part of this role, you will have the autonomy to implement your own strategic vision, such is the backing from board level stakeholders. You will be tasked with building relationships with various business units and stakeholder groups in an effort to sell the benefits of Procurement to the business with the long term goal of creating a fully mandated procurement environment.

The Successful Applicant

In order to establish a best in class procurement function where you will focus on total cost ownership, driven by a rigorous and collaborative approach to strategic sourcing, the successful candidate MUST have the following skills/experience and be able to demonstrate this on both the CV and in person:

  • Track record of delivery in indirect procurement within blue-chip organisations
  • Proven experience within a greenfield environment, ideally where you have established an indirect procurement function or indirect categories
  • Cradle to grave strategic sourcing experience across indirect categories ideally including HR, Professional Services, FM & Marketing, IT/IS
  • Experience of partnering with and influencing c-suite level stakeholders
  • Passionate, proactive and enthusiastic attitude that stakeholders will buy unto
  • Excellent academics, ideally CIPS and degree qualified from a top university

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and benefits

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