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Category Lead - £90K

Category Lead - £90K

  • Location

    West Drayton, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Anthony Barden

  • Contact email:

    anthony.barden@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    90000

  • Salary low:

    80000

  • Job ref:

    J13118_1563881682

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A major travel group urgently requires a Category Lead to own a sub-category of procurement spend across a diverse portfolio of products and services.

This is a key position which calls for a high degree of commercial expertise, deep market and supplier knowledge, strong business and financial acumen, phenomenal interpersonal skills and an ability to thrive in a changeable and demanding environment.

If you possess all of the above, and are keen to test your abilities to the limit, apply now.

Role & Requirements:

  • Work across multiple operating companies within the group, ensuring the delivery of effective, robust and compliant procurement
  • Lead on strategic activities, including category planning, sourcing and risk management, plus act as single point of contact for senior stakeholders
  • Develop 3-5 year category plans, implementing local and global sourcing strategies for all external spend related activity
  • Previous airline experience is essential - applicants without this will not be considered