Procurement People

Services Manager

Location
High Wycombe
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
23 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Ref
123103624
Contact
Adam Roughton
Specialist Area
Buyer, Category Manager, Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have a strong Indirect Category Management background?

Our market leading client are seeking a strong Category Manager to focus on driving commercial value and performance from new and existing suppliers within their Indirect categories. 

This is a broad role with significant opportunity to extend both the scope and the reach. The role requires a best in class approach to category management with an entrepreneurial approach to working with and influencing stakeholders.


Principal responsibilities:

• Manage existing indirect service deals, with focus on continuous improvement & development of long term category strategies.
• Review of opportunity analysis, using stakeholder feedback & robust benefit calculation for prioritising new and existing `project delivery.
• Analysis of spend to allow more effective spend, with clear focus on total cost of ownership, quality & service.
• Best in class engagement and communications strategy / penetration delivering long term partnerships that deliver sustainable value.
• Continuous improvement & uptake strategies with all suppliers, leading quarterly reviews with clear targets and KPIs.
• Development of reporting tools, allowing for gap and spend analysis, performance measurement, etc.


Qualifications, skills and knowledge: 

• Graduate with CIPS or studying for CIPS (MCIPS Qualification would be beneficial)
• Indirect Spend purchasing experience gained within a professional environment – ideally food retail, leisure or distribution
• Good understanding and appreciation of professional procurement with a focus on supplier relationship management
• Strong organizational and time management skills; able to prioritise effectively and meet demanding deadlines.
• Previous experience of analysing and using data to drive supplier facing projects

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a leading global brand to deliver a World Class service to stakeholder bases across UK & I. 

If you are interested in this fantastic career opportunity please apply with your CV online or call Adam Roughton at Procurement People to discuss further.

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