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Interim Category Manager - HR & FM

Interim Category Manager - HR & FM

  • Location

    Cheshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Jim bellicoso

  • Contact email:

    jim.bellicoso@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    500

  • Salary low:

    450

  • Job ref:

    10859-0611_1510042330

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2017-12-07

  • Consultant:

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1st Executive are retained by a UK-wide Financial Services Organisation, who are undergoing a major transformation of their existing function. As such they require an experienced procurement professional with a proven track record across both HR and FM categories, ideally complex and multi-faceted in structure and definition. Based in the North-West, this will be an excellent opportunity with a leading organisation in their field within Financial Services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Engagement and requirements gathering on complex projects across pre-dominantly the FM and HR spend categories, but also other indirect spend areas where applicable.
  • Provide commercial leadership and knowledge to the business
  • Support the development of category strategies
  • Lead on commercial negotiations with suppliers

Required Experience:

  • End-to-end procurement experience across FM, HR and ideally other indirect spend areas to demonstrate versatility.
  • Ability to navigate complex business structure and work cross-functionally.
  • Managing stakeholder expectations and be able to effectively communicate with those based cross-functionally where translation of requirements is essential.
  • Previous sole responsibility for significant category spend for a strategically orientated programme.
  • Ideally prior experience working in a procurement function undergoing business transformation.