An excellent opportunity has arisen for my client who are lookign for a Global indirects Category Manager Procurement Specialist based in West Lancashire
Main Purpose of the Procurement Category role
You will be a critical member of a highly ambitious team that is a genuine centre of excellence, growing rapidly and global in their horizons. You will possess vision, influence, business sense and sourcing expertise to support the Business Services procurement category onto the global stage. You’ll take full ownership of sourcing strategies that directly support top management decisions and deliver on the bottom line.
Contribute significantly to the overall performance, savings and profitability of the business
Work closely with senior stakeholders to support sales bids and source best-value solutions
Negotiate the best overall commercial arrangements with suppliers selected through fact-based methods
Be a recognised subject matter expert for your category; developing, delivering and implementing the sourcing strategy with a flawless grasp of cost structures, trends and cost drivers
Drive change; challenge existing sourcing decisions; coordinate supplier development strategies; always prove potential for improvement
Manage relationships with existing and new suppliers
Qualifications & Experience
A corporate procurement professional with a substantial blue-chip background and international horizons
CIPS qualified or equivalent
An excellent stakeholder and supplier manager, equally focused on value for money, service quality and positive strategic outcomes
Relevant experience in one of these categories - Logistics,fleet,utilities, professional services or mro
A successful negotiator
Influential and credible at the highest levels
A keen instigator and manager of innovation and change
Numerate and logical – able to make and justify data-driven decisions
Almost certainly degree-educated
If you are interested in the role please click apply or contact Lee Carey for further information
Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates
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