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Beaumont Select
London & Hybrid
£85k + 20% bonus and benefits
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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This innovative and fast-paced iconic Global brand is going through considerable growth and is looking for a Category Manager with experience of managing outsourcing IT Service providers…

This exciting role provides Global Category Management and Strategic Sourcing of Third-Party Resources with a focus on Technology covering Contingent Labour, Business Consulting and Technology Services.

Category Manager Attributes of the Role:

  • Partner with Technology Managers to be their Procurement Business Partner, review third party spend and agree appropriate projects (and deliver those projects).
  • Have the desire and ability to “challenge the status quo” constructively and in partnership with team members.
  • Use provided tools to analyse spend, worker information, supplier information to identify, build sponsorship for and pursue new savings opportunities.
  • Detailed knowledge of commercial/outsourcing cost models and how to present bid summaries back to Senior Leaders.
  • Work with product development groups to implement KPIs (Key performance indicators) and reporting of supplier performance.
  • Able to work closely with SRM (Supplier Relationship Management), TPRM (Third Party Risk Management), Legal, Finance and Vendor Management teams.
  • Ensure priorities are handled effectively by modifying plans and actions in your own area of accountability, call out issues early to management. Will not miss agreed target dates.
  • Provide leadership to a project team in all sourcing related matters.
  • Develop and lead a project against an agreed plan and objectives, ensuring commitments are met by monitoring, assessing, and resolving variances in budget, timing, or quality of work.
  • Able to support, educate and mentor other team members, particularly the Senior Buyer group.


If this role sounds relevant to your experience, please get in touch.

Hybrid working with 3 days a week in the City of London.


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If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please call Jane Wallbank on +44 (0)1403 248448

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business


Beaumont Select is a specialist Procurement, Supply Chain & Vendor Management Recruitment Agency, we match talented Permanent and Interim Procurement Professionals with great jobs in many of the World's Leading Companies.

We have an enviable track record of matching highly talented Procurement and Supply Chain professionals with exceptional Procurement, Supply Chain & Vendor Management jobs in FTSE100/250, Fortune 500 and other major name organisations. We work with Clients and Candidates throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Our highly committed and experienced Consultancy Team has grown organically year on year, by providing a detailed, highly professional and personal approach, matching talent supply chain professionals to many of the best opportunities within the purchasing, supply chain and vendor management disciplines. This success has been built on the passion and determination of every single team member at Beaumont Select, in conjunction with innovative use of marketing & technology, attention to detail and above all a commitment to provide an outstanding Client and Candidate service.

We are Certified Members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are ISO9001:2015 Quality certified for the provision of permanent and interim recruitment solutions worldwide.

Whether you are looking for a new career challenge; need to source experienced procurement, supply chain or vendor management professionals, or want advice on the current recruitment market, the Beaumont Select team would like to speak to you.

Company info
01403 248 448
West Point
Springfield Road
West Sussex
RH12 2PD

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