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Category Specialist Retail Technology - £300 to £380 pd

Category Specialist Retail Technology - £300 to £380 pd

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £380 per day

  • Contact:

    Claire Shipman

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Category Specialist Retail Technology - £300 to £380 per day

My client, a world leader in Oil & Gas are currently recruiting an experienced Category Specialist in Retail Technology, to provide specialist category strategy devleopment and implementation support, to ensure excellence within the team.

This is a 12 month contract, based in Greater London, paying up to £380 per day depending on experience.

The Role:

You will support the Category Manager by defining strategies, performing analysis, implemeting strategies and engaging with key stakeholders.


  • Manage the interface between category strategy development and implementation and create communication content to be distributed across Procurement
  • Develop Category Strategies and ensure a deep category expertise through Market Analysis and Benchmarking
  • Ensure timelines and quality of all contracts for safe, reliable and compliant operations
  • Support contract management, reporting and compliance
  • Value delivery and value delivery tracking
  • Communication with key business stakeholders
  • Support contract negotiation, execution and supplier management activities
  • Execute sourcing and oversee sourcing by other functions


  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience of developing and executing relevant category strategies
  • Demonstrable experience in sourcing and contract management
  • Supplier Management experience
  • Experience with e-sourcing tools, knowledge of the P2P process and the SAP system
  • Experience in Project Management and leadership
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

If interested, please apply ASAP, or email to arrange a good time to speak