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Interim Category Manager HR/Professional Services

Interim Category Manager HR/Professional Services

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £475 - £525 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

  • Contact email:

    adam.dennison@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    525

  • Salary low:

    475

  • Job ref:

    2105_1526989147

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-21

1st Executive are retained by a FTSE100 Oil and Gas supermajor who are looking to bring on board an Interim Category Manager in Recruitment Services. The role is to interact with MSP / RPO firms and provide strategic management of the category on an international scale. This is a fantastic role for anyone looking to develop their recruitment category management portfolio with a blue-chip company in a mature procurement function.

Role:

  • Executing category management for portfolio of indirect spend for Temporary Personnel Services
  • Responsible for procurement strategies and tactics for a focused product or service area, ensuring business requirements are fulfilled and value is optimized across multiple businesses.
  • Accountable for the overall development and implementation of sourcing strategies for contingent labour and supply recruitment market intelligence in their area of responsibility
  • Building, enhancing and managing the relationship with the business ensuring effective alignment to the business strategies
  • Understanding the regional and global business HR and professional services requirements for third party goods and services
  • Builds and maintains profiles of supply market and key suppliers (includes both current and potential suppliers)
  • Providing information and counsel to senior management on market trends, commodity cost drivers and cost control strategies
  • Establishing and communicating the vision and strategic direction for assigned categories
  • The development and execution of appropriate market sector strategies aligning the market to internal demand, ensuring approval/support from the business
  • Developing measures and monitoring annual performance and resource plans for the category ensuring that all enablers required are available to deliver the strategy
  • Strategic sourcing within their area of responsibility
  • Employs financial analysis and economic modelling skills to evaluate supplier proposal pricing and develop flexible contractual pricing models which accommodate inflation, currency, scope changes, and other areas of risk mitigation and cost control
  • Works with relevant specialists to implement sourcing processes across multiple geographies to ensure delivery of business plans and market sector/commodity strategies
  • Provides on-going contract cost management and risk assessment
  • Championing and supporting the deployment of the appropriate purchase to pay solution
  • The management of supplier relationships
  • The development and implementation of supplier performance management strategies and measurement criteria for their market sector
  • Ensuring the common processes are implemented, used and continually improved

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Global and EMEA Category Manager Experience
  • Contingent Labour Category Experience
  • Work Experience with Managed Service Provider and Vendor Management System