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Interim Category Lead - up to £450 p/d

Interim Category Lead - up to £450 p/d

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Ricky Kelly

  • Contact email:

    ricky.kelly@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    450

  • Salary low:

    300

  • Job ref:

    RK - 11207_1533545881

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Interim Category Leads required to join one of the most iconic global automotive manufacturers in the world based in Surrey. This is an excellent opportunity to join their Marketing & Corporate Services Procurement team with roles paying between £300 - £450 per day.

The role will report into and support the Category Manager for Marketing and Corporate Services and will ultimately be responsible for;

  • Full procurement life-cycle responsibility and autonomy for sourcing of high quality, value for money goods and services utilising best-in-class practices.
  • Monitor and manage relationships, performance and synergies across the supplier base to improve capability and effectiveness.
  • Develop and lead negotiation strategies for large and complex projects and contracts, influencing and challenging authority where necessary.
  • Interpret complex and abstract concepts (legal, technical and/or commercial) and present in an informative and simplified manner to enable key decisions to be made quickly and objectively.
  • Stakeholder management spanning all levels of authority both internally and externally.


Previous procurement experience covering either Marketing, Corporate Services or general Indirects is essential.

Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Duration: Initially 3 months
Location: Surrey
Start Date: ASAP

If you are interested in this opportunity and are keen to find more, please call me on 01483 213 302.