Category Manager - Indirects (FTC)

London Temporary £55,000 - £62,000
  • Great development and progression opportunities
  • Work closely with head of department on various procurement projects

About Our Client

The client is a pharmaceutical organisation looking for a category manager to work across indirects. The successful candidate would sit alongside other category managers, reporting to a senior category manager, and would look after various procurement projects across the EMEA region.

Job Description

  • Drive efficiency of procurement across EMEA
  • Apply procurement best practice
  • Run end to end procurement projects in given areas of category specialism
  • Manage stakeholders and vendors effectively
  • Provide training on procurement policies and systems
  • Encourage procurement use across various departments internal to the business
  • Create and implement procurement strategy across appropriate categories for which the individual is responsible
  • Assist with procurement activities as required

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of procurement at senior buyer/category management level
  • Experience running end to end procurement processes in different categories
  • Global/international remit in at least one of previous roles
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Confident in dealing with different stakeholders and managing various requirements
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to absorb and condense and analyse information
  • Ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organisation

What's on Offer

  • Take hold of own procurement projects from the start
  • Be part of a growing procurement function with scope for exciting projects and spend over coming months
  • Strong buy in from senior leadership to procurement function, meaning that procurement is an encouraged activity
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