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Category Manager Hard FM ££55K

Category Manager Hard FM ££55K

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    £40000 - £55000 per annum

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    over 1 year ago

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Role: Category Manager Hard FM

Salary: Up to £55K

Location: Birmingham

Due to impressive, year on year growth, our client, a leading provider of FM Services & Solutions seek to recruit and experienced Category Manager for hard FM services as well as construction. to play critical roles in facilitating a large pipeline of new contract mobilisations, as well as an existing book of both Private & Public Sector clients.


  • Lead the procurement of and champion the implementation of strategic sourcing arrangements across key categories and projects.
  • Category management - provide effective management of all strategic sourcing arrangements.
  • Actively contribute to enhancing group profits through driving down cost and mitigation of market increases.
  • Assist the Delivery and Commercial teams in efficient subcontract procurement.
  • Work to and support supply chain deals, working with procurement department to ensure the BU achieves the best potential in terms of supplier arrangements.
  • Ensure sub-contract buying gains are maximized, working cross functionally ensure implementation of category strategy are made at contract set up stage.
  • Understand and protect the companies commercial and legal position in relation to its contractual engagement with supply chain arrangements clearly setting out the terms and proposals.
  • Oversee and manage the recovery of retrospective rebates.
  • Setting annual rebate collection targets.
  • Promoting rebate arrangements across group to maximize utilisation.
  • Provide pre-tender specialist commercial input as required to ensure accurate net cost pricing.
  • Work with Category teams to develop a cohesive team; Lead by example, train and develop staff
  • Appraise individual team members and overall performance
  • Ensure procurement processes are compliant with group standards and are fully embedded within the business
  • Effective line management of the procurement team, ensuring timely feedback on performance in accordance with Company procedures
  • Ensure the team maintain the highest professional standards, relevant to their role

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience of a leadership role within the infrastructure, FM, or construction related industries.
  • Full end to end procurement lifecycle experience.
  • Previous experience of a senior procurement role within the infrastructure, FM, or construction related industries.
  • Experience of working on civil engineering, mechanical or electrical facilities in project focused roles.
  • Detailed of understanding of construction technology and methods.
  • Demonstrable experience of presenting complex technical, planning and associated info to provide cost effective solutions.
  • CIPS or equivalent qualification preferred.