Procurement Category Manager - FM (£65K)

1st Executive Limited
£55k - £70k pa + Competitive package
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Headline: Category Manager - FM within an expanding multi-billion T/O Group; responsible for a diverse category portfolio, encompassing: Hard and Soft FM Services. Reporting directly into the Head of Purchasing you will be engaged across a financially complex and diverse category portfolio. Role: Development & implementation of Soft Services (cleaning, catering, PPE, pest control) and hard Services (HVAC, MNE and Maintenance) category purchasing strategies. Management of the strategic sourcing lifecycle, from supplier selection, contract and price negotiation, management of the tender process, through to post-contract award SRM and performance assessment Creating & implementing sourcing strategies in line with group procurement objectives Identification of process improvement opportunities, and promoting procurement best practice Liaising cross-functionally with a diverse internal community - e.g.: Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain Delivering best value purchasing: cost savings, quality, flexibility, governance and strategic vendor relationships Identification of new suppliers, delivering innovation and continuous improvement Requirements: Demonstrable Hard and Soft FM Services Category Sourcing experience Excellent interpersonal, communication & negotiation skills Strong commercial acumen Solid working knowledge of e-procurement systems & processes People management experience, whether direct or indirect / matrix is advantageous Degree educated / equivalent and ideally MCIPS accredited, or part-CIPS qualified with drive to complete

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