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Senior Buyer / Category Manager - FM Procurement

Job Reference: IG3604 - 270412       Job Type: Permanent       Date Added: 27/04/2012

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Employer: 1st Executive Search & Selection
Location: Bristol
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum (Extras: Car, Bonus, Pension, Healthcare)

FM Procurement Manager - Hard & Soft FM Services.

1st Executive is currently recruiting on behalf of a market-leading Engineering firm who has an exciting opportunity available in their Purchasing function for an FM Procurement Manager.

This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing business, widely recognised as one of the leaders in their field, during a massive transformation of their procurement function.


The role will be focused on managing a range of projects across Hard and Soft FM category spend for a major division of the business covering all strategic sourcing, contract implementation, management and compliance. You will also be working closely with the Head of FM Procurement on a number of projects involving the development of greenfield spend.

The successful candidate will have experience of operating at a Senior Buyer / Category Manager level and be confident leading and developing teams of Buyers and Procurement support. In addition, as much of the spend has not been addressed previously, it is expected that you will play a key role in the transformation and development of wider FM Procurement in the business.


- Strong commercial procurement experience is necessary, including knowledge of either Hard FM, Soft FM or TFM procurement.
- Excellent communication skills with the confidence to build strong relationships with the Senior Leadership team.
- Demonstrable experience working within a complex blue chip environment
- Ideally educated to degree level or CIPS qualified, but not essential.

Location: Bristol
Salary: ?45,000 - ?65,000 + Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension

Key Skills: FM Purchasing, Facilities Management Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Senior Buyer, Contract Negotiation, Supplier Relationship Management, Team Management, Category Management

1st Executive are at the forefront of `Search` within the Procurement sector operating UK & Europe wide. We have over 200 live vacancies in Buying, Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Chain at all levels from buyer to Procurement Director and CPO level across a diverse range of industry sectors.

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