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Category Lead Indirects

Category Lead Indirects

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days + Bank + Private Health + Dental

  • Contact:

    Tom Dykes

  • Contact email:

    tom.dykes@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J689797_1663855141

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Role: Category Lead Indirect

Location: Guildford - Hybrid Working 50/50

Salary: £55,000 + Private Health + Dental + Holiday 25 + Bank

Requirement: Commercial category management and spend responsibility across indirect services associated with engineering and technology projects.

Opportunity: Become part of a global powerhouse in technology and innovation within the automotive industry and beyond. Bring your skill and experiences to join a dynamic and rapid growth organisation where exposure to many projects will ensure you have ample opportunity for continued career development.

Role Overview:

Bring your best practice procurement knowledge to this young and rapidly evolving Automotive Manufacturer. There is a lot of internal growth opportunity with this role if you can exhibit the right mindset and behaviours. There is already a high performing procurement culture that will help with your continued career development through exposure to a truly diverse range of opportunities.

It is a dynamic pioneering Automotive Manufacturing business at the forefront of technological innovation who are looking for you to lead stakeholder management across a range of Engineering Services and procurment strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure consistent procurement processes are undertaken to select vendors that will provide optimum value and delivery
  • Setup and execute strategic and/or complex sourcing projects through the full procurement lifecycle, including (senior) stakeholder management.
  • Apply knowledge of contractual terms and conditions ensuring commercially attractive terms are agreed and contract spend remains in budget while mitigating risk in such terms
  • Experience in drafting, reviewing and controlling contractual documentation, ideally waterfall and AGILE development projects

You Will Need

  • Deep procurement knowledge in Engineering or other sub contracted services, covering Design, Engineering, Software Systems, Propulsion, Vehicle Development and Testing.
  • Demonstrable experience in setting up category plans and/or sourcing strategies in an environment focused on both short-term savings and risk mitigation as well as long term commercial opportunities.
  • Demonstrated, previous experience delivering cost savings and spend rationalisation.

If you want to join a true pioneer in the motoring world and are ready for the challenge of taking you career to the next level then contact me directly today send your CV to tom.dykes@1st-executive.com and and please apply online so we can arrange a time to discuss your background, suitability and the role itself in more detail.