Head of Category, Indirects | Global Market Leader | Sussex

Procurement Heads
West Sussex
From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
14 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
This globally dominant brand is recognised for pioneering leading innovations and developing state of the art equipment that is re defining practice in its industry. Located in Sussex, this unique brand is looking for dynamic individuals to hit the ground running and drive new initiatives in a reinvigorated Procurement team. A unique culture driven by its global functionality offers the chance to become involved in a diverse range of areas within a challenging environment. You will need to be confident and capable of delivering a strategic way of thinking and must be experienced in the negotiation of contracts as well as defining and implementing complex category strategies. Experience and exposure in managing indirect categories is a must. Roles and Responsibilities: • Develop and implement strategic category plans, covering the end-to-end process and ensuring best practice throughout • Effective Stakeholder Relationship Management, advising both internal and external stakeholders on strategic decisions • Undertaking rigorous business requirements analysis and aligning category strategies to the wider business objectives • Management of large and complex supplier relationships Skills and Achievements: • Degree/CIPS educated • Will have worked in a complex and changing environment with demanding business objectives • Able to demonstrate a track record of developing and maintaining senior stakeholder and supplier relationships • Demonstrate a track record in supplier selection, negotiation and complex contract management delivering cost, revenue and profit targets • Have extensive knowledge of sourcing across multiple categories, geographies and industry sectors This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66897892