Global Category Manager - Indirects

Portfolio Procurement
Hemel Hempstead
£45000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus and benefits
04 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A global leader in its field has a brand new opportunity for a Global Category Manager - broad indiretcs expert to join the class team to influence spend globally. You will be reporting directly into the Global Sourcing Director to implement strategies and improve services to the company where possible. This company has a flexible working environment where everyone genuinely loves working there. Role and responsibilities: Reporting into the Global Sourcing Director - to ensure best services in designated categories (ad-hoc) End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company Implement SLA's into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level Influence key stakeholders globally in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies Manage multi-million £ spends across assigned sub-categories Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge Experience and requirements: Proven procurement experience across a broad range of indirect services Achievements within an organisation either by improved service delivery or significant cost savings Worked within a large, multi-site, multi-national organisation Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously Experience in building relationships in varied environments Ideally CIPS and degree qualified - not essential INDPRO This job was originally posted as