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Procurement Category Manager - Property

Procurement Category Manager - Property

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    London, England

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    £70000 - £80000 per annum + + competitive benefits

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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

You will develop and maintain strong relationships with the business to become the single point of contact on all commercial and supplier performance matters for the category, develop commercial category plans (strategic, tactical, and including SRM) to deliver real value to the business along with clear supplier performance management via a formal Supplier Relationship Management process for the category. In addition you will identify and deliver real/demonstrable cost savings, enhanced service, and mitigated risk.

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


  • 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
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Coaching and influencing
  • Highly team oriented
  • Problem solving and an ability to focus on multiple projects

The client is looking to interview asap therefore if interested in further detail and a chat about the role please send your cv to