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Category Manager – Engineering/Infrastructure

Beaumont Select
£80k + Bonus, Pension, Hybrid Working
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Specialist Area
Buyer, Category Manager, Procurement, Purchasing
Engineering, Manufacturing
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A diverse and interesting opportunity for a Procurement professional with experience across a range of categories including Infrastructure, Construction, Engineering, FM, HVAC & Labour amongst others…

In the words of our hiring manager:

"This is a high tempo role which will suit a practical person with good experience of managing stakeholders while running capital and opex procurements within a regulated environment. A very interesting role in an interesting location!"

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!

Our client is a leader in its field and a key part of our daily lives.

We are looking for an experienced Procurement Specialists to provide leadership on procurement and contract management related matters within their specific Region, advising Regional management and business owners with supply chain requirements.

The purpose of the Regional Procurement Specialist role is to lead the requirements and procurement planning for the Region and ensure procurement and contract management is delivered to meet the Regions objectives by:

  • Developing high quality plans and using coordinated category management.
  • Focusing on maximising cost savings to the business.
  • Delivering best value and performance from the supply chain throughout the contract lifecycle.

This role will ensure Regional requirements for materials and services are properly planned and procurement is executed in an efficient, timely and coordinated way making best use of Group resources.

As well as delivering excellent commercial value to the business this role will ensure that the Region and its supply chain use safe, sustainable and responsible procurement practices that protect long-term value and avoid legal and reputational impacts.

You will:

  • Provide leadership on procurement and contract management related matters within the Region, advising Regional management and business owners with supply chain requirements.
  • Own the Regional Procurement Plan containing all requirements, specification, demand and schedule information needed to procure and manage contracts in an efficient, timely and coordinated way.
  • Work with the Group Head of Procurement to ensure Regional requirements are aligned with Group category plans and are deliverable within Regional and Group objectives.
  • Effectively implement a defined and agreed work plan to deliver business objectives, cost efficiency targets, and supply chain risk management and performance.
  • Monitor and evaluate key supplier performance, risks and issues within the Region, including service level agreements, key performance indicators, improvement plans and dispute avoidance/resolution.
  • Ensure the Regional operates high levels of transactional efficiency and support P2P targets.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience of delivering procurement projects including; business engagement, requirements planning, procurement strategy, strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, contract performance management and supplier relationship management, across a range of spend categories.
  • Highly commercial, analytical and innovative thinking.
  • Extremely driven to deliver results and capable of managing both strategic and tactical priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relational abilities.
  • Relevant professional qualification and professional body membership ideally CIPS.
  • Strong drive for continuous improvement, self-starter who can work independently – never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Excellent IT skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.


Also, but not a “must”…..

  • Knowledge and experience of procurement under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 or Public Contract Regulations 2015.


Please use the site buttons to Apply.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please call Karen Laker 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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