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Category Specialist Indirects - £40k

Category Specialist Indirects - £40k

  • Location

    Brighton, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package

  • Contact:

    Harry Creighton

  • Contact email:

    harry.creighton@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    40000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    J13498_1571224498

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am currently recruiting for a Procurement Category Specialist for a Private utility company based in Brighton. This is a really exciting opportunity to join an ever-growing team assisting the management of indirects, through a transformational period.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Procurement Category Manager to support on the delivery of procurement category strategies and develop and implement sub-category strategies
  • Gather and collate customer requirements, volume demands, and specifications, feeding back to Category Manager and Senior Category Manager to inform the development of category strategy
  • Gather data on category/sub-category spend, including commodity pricing and spend data, and perform initial analysis to share with Category Manager
  • Seek cost reductions through driving aggregation and standardisation, and identifying opportunities to reduce spot buys / tail spend.

Person Specification:

  • Strong General Indirects buying experience, with a preference for Fleet, FM & Business Process Outsourcing.
  • Proven experience of successful implementation of category/sub-category strategies.
  • strong stakeholder management skills and experience.
  • Ideally degree qualified.

Next Steps:

I will be sending an initial shortlist to our client shortly. For confidential consideration please apply or email an up to date CV to harry.creighton@1st-executive.com