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Procurement Category Manager - Property, £80k + bonus

Procurement Category Manager - Property, £80k + bonus

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + + competitive benefits

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

  • Contact email:

    geoff.hunt@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    80000

  • Salary low:

    70000

  • Job ref:

    14780-120521_1621614213

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Role: Category Manager - Procurement

Location: London or Leicester, some flexible working

Salary: £70-80k + 25% bonus

Fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading retailers.

Highly experienced Procurement and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) professional with a proven track record in the Property Category required to join this iconic brand.

Role Responsibilities

  • Design, Develop and implement the Procurement strategy for the required category to meet business requirements, this must align with the overall Procurement Strategy to facilitate Procurement Centre of Excellence (CoE) establishing a business partnership model across the functions to agree sourcing strategies, to help transform Procurement across all areas
  • Responsible for structured engagement with all required functions to ensure that all contracts have suitable cover and protection, meet the requirements of the business and deliver expected value
  • Identification and realisation and reporting of cost-saving and waste-reduction opportunities, including managing demand to identify cost actions
  • Supporting the Head of Procurement to ensure companywide purchasing requirements and contract management
  • Conduct/support senior level negotiations and implement appropriate tactics to achieve a favourable outcome
  • Responsible for conducting and leading regular reviews of the spend categories through benchmarking, rationalisation and aggregation opportunities
  • Define and Implement the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) strategy for the category
  • Identify the relevant business leads and agree appropriate SRM supplier segmentation for the category

Experience

  • You must have proven track record of delivery in Procurement Category management in the Property Category in a fast paced service environment.
  • Proven track record of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Experienced people manager
  • Strong influencer
  • Effective supplier performance manager
  • Senior level negotiator of contracts with program and project management experience
  • Proven success of purchasing for internal customers

Personal Attributes/ Behavioural Skills

  • Strong leadership abilities to effectively influence and manage internal and external senior leaders
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication, reporting and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Coaching and influencing
  • Highly team oriented

The client is looking to interview asap therefore if interested in further detail and a chat about the role please send your cv to geoff.hunt@1st-executive.com