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Procurement Category Manager - FM (£65k)

Procurement Category Manager - FM (£65k)

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Package

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    Brad Mills

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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1st Executive are looking to identify a Category Manager - FM within an expanding multi-billion T/O Group; responsible for a diverse category portfolio, encompassing: Hard and Soft FM Services. Reporting directly into the Head of Purchasing you will be engaged across a financially complex and diverse category portfolio.


  • Development & implementation of Soft Services (cleaning, catering, PPE, pest control) and hard Services (HVAC, MNE and Maintenance) category purchasing strategies.
  • Management of the strategic sourcing lifecycle, from supplier selection, contract and price negotiation, management of the tender process, through to post-contract award SRM and performance assessment
  • Creating & implementing sourcing strategies in line with group procurement objectives
  • Identification of process improvement opportunities, and promoting procurement best practice
  • Liaising cross-functionally with a diverse internal community - e.g.: Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain
  • Delivering best value purchasing: cost savings, quality, flexibility, governance and strategic vendor relationships
  • Identification of new suppliers, delivering innovation and continuous improvement


  • Demonstrable Hard and Soft FM Services Category Sourcing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication & negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Solid working knowledge of e-procurement systems & processes
  • People management experience, whether direct or indirect / matrix is advantageous
  • Degree educated / equivalent and ideally MCIPS accredited, or part-CIPS qualified with drive to complete