Procurement Category Manager

Coventry Permanent £50,000 - £60,000 per year
  • Procurement Manager and Indirect Category Management

About Our Client

  • Build excellent collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholder
  • Deliver expert advice and guidance on procurement process and sound governance acting as the conduit for the passage of knowledge and best practice
  • Gather, assess and challenge business requirements to assist in delivery of the procurement process and strategy
  • Ensure the creation of positive supplier relationships, encouraging innovation, creation of added value solutions and a strong customer service ethic
  • Monitor, implement and report on compliance with policy and process requirements elevating issues where appropriate and contributing to the building of a culture of continuous improvement
  • Enable internal stakeholders to understand and work within agreed contract and financial delegations for effective risk management, quality assurance and overall integrity of the procurement process
  • Assess and challenge business requirements during delivery of the end-to-end procurement process

Job Description

  • Requiring and experienced category manager able to build procurement plans and deliver service quality and savings through effective application of your skills.
  • You will have knowledge of industry regulations and legislative requirements in respect of third party management.
  • You will be a self starter able to work well as a team player.
  • Category Experience: professional services, None-IT, marketing, HR
  • Sector Experience: ideally someone with a regulated sector background [investment banking, insurance, financial services], also considering retail and tech.

The Successful Applicant

  • You will be able to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills working in a professional manner with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will demonstrate a high level of professionalism, committed to excellent customer care with a reliable, positive attitude and be able to prioritise and manage time effectively to drive achievement of deadlines.
  • 5-7yrs experience across indirect procurement

What's on Offer

50,000 - 60,000 base + package

Chris Blackhall
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Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Financial Services
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Chris Blackhall
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