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Category Manager - Capital Equipment and Indirects

Category Manager - Capital Equipment and Indirects

  • Location

    South East London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    60000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Job ref:

    J14064_1586354911

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-08

  • Startdate:

    08/04/2020

  • Consultant:

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Category Manager - Capital Equipment and Indirects

Our client is a Major Services Organisation who are undergoing exciting plans within the business and as a result have a requirement for a Category Manger for Capex.

The role will play a highly important part in providing Category expertise, managing the Capex spend and implementing processes procedures and the procurement strategy for this area.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • You will lead and manage the strategic sourcing and contract management of Capital equipment, infrastructure, associated services, and indirects category spend
  • You will manage relationships with suppliers ensuring cost effectiveness and value add.
  • This role will require you to deliver significant cost savings against agreed targets whilst maintaining required levels of service.
  • You will work closely with the Head of Procurement ensuring processes and procedures are implemented
  • Your strong liaison ability will be utilised engaging key stakeholders and building good working relationships seeking to drive cost out, and find value added business opportunities

Person Specification:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a Category Manager with Capital Equipment/Indirects spend experience
  • This role will manage a small team therefore previous experience would be an advantage
  • Ideally you will be MCIPS qualified with strong competence and technical capability
  • You will have gained strong negotiation skills within your previous roles
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and implementing comprehensive category strategies
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within a fast-paced environment