Category Manager - Corporate Services

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Package
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
22 Nov 2018
Ref
BBBH6365
Contact
Alex McDougall
Specialist Area
Buyer, Category Manager, Procurement
Function
Buyer, Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Category Manager: Corporate Services - Leading Hospitality Brand - Berkshire/West London - Flexible Working - £40,000-£55,000 + bonus + car + package

Following a CEO backed period of aggressive expansion that's doubled revenue, this leading hospitality organisation is carrying out a comprehensive procurement transformation, creating an opening at Category Manager level. Developing category strategy and optimising processes before leading company-wide implementation, innovation and leveraging significant commercial opportunities will be at the heart of facilitating further growth and excellence within procurement.

The ideal candidate will have strong procurement pedigree across a range of indirect categories and be comfortable working in an innovative and fast-paced environment. Experience in the hospitality (hotel/restaurant) or food services sectors will be advantageous, though aren't essential.

As Category Manager, you will:

  • Introduce innovative new procurement strategy across £30m+ of spend across Corporate Services, including Professional Services, IT, Marketing, Travel and Fleet
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders to unlock value across procurement and strategic sourcing.
  • Partner with Directors across Procurement & Commercial functions to enhance buy-in for procurement and ensure maximum service offering to the marketplace.

Essential Requirements for this position:

  • Degree preferred
  • Category Management experience within a service industry
  • Experience of managing key stakeholders & the gravitas to influence at a senior level.
  • Leadership of key procurement projects is strongly preferred.

To apply now and find out more information, apply through this page or send your CV to Alex directly at jobsAMD@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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