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Senior Category Manager - Consultancy & Advisory - £75K

Senior Category Manager - Consultancy & Advisory - £75K

  • Location

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits

  • Contact:

    Chris Stephens

  • Contact email:

    chris.stephens@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J691139B_1710846557

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Senior Category Manager - Consultancy & Advisory

Salary: Up to £75K + Car Allowance + Bonus + Market Leading Pension + Private Medical + 30 Days Holiday

Location: Sheffield (2 days p/w on-site)

Overview:

If you're passionate about working for an organisation who is committed to creating a thriving workplace where all colleagues are supported to succeed, and that celebrates diversity and attracts, retains, and develops the most talented and committed Procurement colleagues - this will be the opportunity that you've been waiting for! Our client is a leading global retail bank, committed to driving innovation and efficiency, whilst raising €200 billion + in green financing by 2030.

Role:

You will be tasked with;

  • Developing innovative category strategies to drive commercial value and efficiency across a £150m Consultancy & Advisory spend portfolio
  • Develop an agenda which seeks to encourage commercial innovation across the portfolio - supporting internal customers to recognise the value and opportunity presented by "challenger" vendors
  • Utilise your deep market knowledge of the Consultancy domain in order to position yourself as a trusted business partner to key stakeholders, encompassing the CxO community
  • Manage the in-house, captive, sourcing execution team through the S2C process for all go to market procedures

Experience:

You will demonstrate;

  • Deep expertise in the Consultancy & Advisory category domain - Big 4, Tax, Audit, Advisory, Financial Crime etc
  • Experience of developing 3-5 year category plans, road-maps and strategies
  • Track record of delivering commercial innovation within the category - including the introduction of "challenger" vendors into the portfolio
  • Evidence of challenging CxO level stakeholders in regard to their appetite for Risk within the portfolio
  • Experience gained in regulated private sector organisations - Pharmaceuticals and/or Financial Services preferred

***Due to our client's requirements, applicants must be based in the UK and hold current/valid UK RTW***