Professional Services Category Lead - FTSE 100

Location
England, Surrey, Guildford
Salary
£60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
07 Oct 2019
Ref
BBBH8239
Contact
Alex McDougall
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Function
Lead, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Professional Services Category Lead - Surrey - £60,000-£70,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus - Flexible Working - Greenfield Transformation

An iconic FTSE250 organisation is seeking a talented and strategic Category Manager to drive strategy and engagement across the Professional Services category. This is a great opportunity for somebody with strong experience in sourcing legal & consultancy services to run a category valued in excess of £150m and get exposure to senior stakeholders and complex work streams. The ideal candidate will pair their indirect procurement pedigree with a passion for building category strategy and have a pragmatic and agile approach to working.

Professional Services Category Lead Responsibilities:

  • Deliver value throughout the category lifecycle utilising stakeholder engagement and robust strategic sourcing methods; driving innovation and strategy implementation.
  • Identify opportunities and lead the tendering process across goods and services, applying sound judgement and acumen throughout the category.
  • Lead complex negotiations to ensure commercial risks are minimised whilst delivering optimal value.
  • Manage supplier relationships, ensuring compliance and commercial requirements are met.

Key Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Demonstrable understanding of end-to-end category management in Professional Services.
  • Experience of delivering value through strategic sourcing and with significant expenditure.
  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • The ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of business
  • Advanced negotiation skills and the ability to clearly communicate complex strategies.

For more information, please apply directly or e-mail an up-to-date copy of your CV to jobsAMD@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Keywords: Procurement, Professional Services Procurement, Indirect Procurement, Consultancy Procurement, Legal Procurement, Surrey, Degree, Category Manager, Stakeholder Engagement, Strategic Procurement

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