Procurement Category Lead- Professional Services and HR

England, Surrey, Guildford
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus
12 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Lead- Professional Services and HR - Global Technology Giant- Surrey/London + Flexi Working (2-3 days remote working) - £60,000 - £70,000 + Car + Bonus

This household brand in the Technology market is looking for an Indirect Procurement Category Lead to come in and help drive the existing procurement function to the next level. The right candidate will take complete control of the end to end management of the Professional Services and HR categories, and work closely with the wider business on commercial negotiations and strategic sourcing.

Procurement Category Lead, Responsibilities of the Role: -

  • Look after the full SRM process, and deliver increased savings by coming up with and delivering on your own procurement strategies and ideas
  • Build lasting relationships with C-Level internal stakeholders, 'taking them on a journey' to understand the procurement needs of the business
  • Reducing the number of suppliers in the Professional Services/HR sub-categories whilst managing relationships with the key suppliers to reduce cost and improve ROI

Procurement Category Lead, Required Background: -

  • Proven track record in over-delivering on expected costs savings across various Professional Services Sub-Categories ideally in Contingent Labour, Legal and Consultancy
  • Evidence of transforming a procurement function with your own original ideas
  • Impressive Procurement track record within a FTSE 250 company, as well as proof of quick progression (i.e. Graduate Buyer to Senior Buyer to Procurement Manager within 5-8 years)
  • Degree + CIPS qualified (Beneficial not essential)

What the role will offer you: -

  • Autonomy within a growing procurement function within a FTSE 250 company
  • £60-70k + Bonus + Car
  • FastTrack Career Progression
  • Flexible Working and ability to work from home

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

Key Skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, purchasing, buying, Professional Services Procurement, HR Procurement, Indirect Procurement

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