Contingent Workforce Category Lead - £60-75k

England, London
£60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
06 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Ziyad Ibrahim
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Contingent Workforce Category Lead - Global FMCG Major - £60-70k + Excellent Benefits Package - West London + Flexible Working - Multi-National Transformation Projects

As part of an ongoing global transformation, esteemed FMCG major seeks an ambitious, high-achieving procurement specialist to drive much-needed improvement on Contingent Workforce spends, across Europe. Joining an organisation famed for their innovative sourcing methods, this position will be tasked with harmonising a scattered stakeholder base - working with autonomy to create long-standing category strategies that prioritise achieving commercial benefits for the business - in the form of cost-savings, positive supplier relationships, excellent service delivery and a continuously improving category area. This position will shape a key area of spend for an organisation that takes pride in professional development, placing the successful individual in a strong position to demonstrate their capability and achieve future progression opportunities at a rapid rate.

Contingent Workforce Category Lead, role overview:-

  • Collaborating with Regional and in-country Heads of Procurement & HR Execs to drive unified category strategy for Temporary & Contingent Recruitment / Labour across 50+ countries
  • Partnering with the HR Leadership Team to continue Procurement's evolution and gain increasing control over budgets and key suppliers
  • Unlocking innovation and building strategic supplier partnerships
  • Being the Firm's Global Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Resourcing & Labour, demonstrating expertise across Staffing Solutions, MSPs, RPOs, Neutral Vendor Models v Direct Sourcing, as well as regulations and key trends
  • Inspiring the wider Procurement team around you, providing insightful leadership and effectively managing resources on category & sourcing projects

Required skills / background:-

  • Impressive Procurement & Category Management career, with evidence of quick progression & high commercial achievement (cost savings, risk mitigation, SRM)
  • HR & Resourcing (Temporary & Contingent Labour / Recruitment) category expertise
  • Exceptional engagement skills, with a proven track record in influencing Executives to further Procurement's image
  • Strong demand management, financial analysis, research and presentation skills
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential

To find out more and apply‎ please send your CV to or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, HR & Recruitment procurement, Contingent & Temporary Labour Procurement, procurement transformation, change management, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder influencing, collaboration, purchasing, buying, Indirect procurement, procurement performance, project management, team management

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